Leiker Family History

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Leiker Name Meaning

Origin uncertain. This name is found among Germans living in Russia in the 19th century. It may be an altered form of Leicher. Alternatively, perhaps it is from a pet form of the personal name Liutgard, composed of the elements liut ‘people’, ‘tribe’ + gard ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Lier, Weiker, Leidel, Leiser, Leiber, Leier, Recker, Eiker, Reker

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Leiker Family Origin

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Leiker Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    81%
  • Clerk In Store

    6%
  • Driver

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%

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In 1880, Farmer, Clerk In Store and Driver were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Leiker. A less common occupation for the Leiker family was Laborer. The most common Leiker occupation in the USA was Farmer. 81% of Leiker's were Farmers.

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Leiker Life Expectancy

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