Leicht Family History

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Leicht Name Meaning

German and Dutch: nickname from Middle High German liht, Middle Dutch licht ‘light(weight)’, ‘nimble’, ‘quick’, probably applied to a busy and active person, or to someone frivolous.

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

Similar surnames: Licht, Lucht, Hecht, Light, Luecht, Recht, Lerch, Eich, Reich, Picht

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Leicht Family Origin

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Leicht Family Occupations

What did your Leicht ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Leicht. 80% of Leicht men worked as a Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Elect Engineer

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

Leicht Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Leicht. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Leicht census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Leicht. 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 Card

There are 18,000 military records available for the last name Leicht. For the veterans among your Leicht ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Leicht Life Expectancy

What is the average Leicht lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Leicht life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Leicht in 1949 was 46, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Leicht

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Leicht ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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