Leidig Family History

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Leidig Name Meaning

from a short form of any of several Germanic personal names composed with the first element liut ‘people’, ‘tribe’. nickname for a disagreeable, cantankerous person, from Middle High German leidic ‘disagreeable’, ‘tiresome’.

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


Similar surnames: Neidig, Reinig, Leiting, Leidel, Leiding, Leid, Heilig, Leiser

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Leidig Family Origin

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Leidig Family Occupations

What did your Leidig ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Leidig. 21% of Leidig men worked as a Farmer and 23% of Leidig women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Leidig were Foreman and Clerical

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    21%
  • Salesman
    13%
  • Laborer
    11%
  • Foreman
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    23%
  • Teacher
    19%
  • Housework
    14%
  • Clerical
    10%

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

Leidig Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Leidig. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Leidig 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 678 immigration records available for the last name Leidig. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Leidig. For the veterans among your Leidig ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Leidig Life Expectancy

What is the average Leidig lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Leidig life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Leidig in 1956 was 52, and 68 in 2004.

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