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Leifer Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Laufer 2. German: habitational name from a place called Leiferde, of which there are two examples in Lower Saxony.

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


Similar surnames: Seifer, Reifer, Leiter, Leiser, Leiner, Laufer, Leier, Leimer, Peiser

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Leifer Family Origin

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Leifer Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Carpenter

    20%
  • House Keeper

    20%
  • Laborer

    20%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Leifer family was Laborer. The most common Leifer occupation in Canada was Farmer. 40% of Leifer's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and House Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Leifer.

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Leifer Historical Records

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Leifer Life Expectancy

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