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Leicher Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a fairground entertainer, from Middle High German leich ‘dance’, ‘melody’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Eicher, Leichter, Lescher, Gleicher, Bleicher, Keicher, Speicher

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Where is the Leicher family from?

You can see how Leicher families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Leicher family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Leicher families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 17 Leicher families living in Wisconsin. This was about 52% of all the recorded Leicher's in the USA. Wisconsin had the highest population of Leicher families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Leicher surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Leicher ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the US named Leicher. 27% of Leicher men worked as a Laborer.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    27%
  • Clerk
    16%
  • Salesman
    16%
  • Baker
    12%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Leicher. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Leicher census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 433 immigration records available for the last name Leicher. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 563 military records available for the last name Leicher. For the veterans among your Leicher ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Leicher lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Leicher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Leicher in 1960 was 48, and 80 in 2004.

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