Leiner Family History

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Leiner Name Meaning

English: variant of Lanier 1. Dutch: variant of Leonard. Jewish (western Ashkenazic): name taken by someone who was good at chanting the Pentateuch at public worship in the synagogue or who regularly did so, from West Yiddish layner ‘reader’ (a derivative of West Yiddish laynen ‘to read’, which comes ultimately from Latin legere ‘to read’). Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a flax grower or merchant, from German Lein ‘flax’ + agent suffix -er.

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


Similar surnames: Leitner, Lerner, Weiner, Feiner, Kelner, Leiser, Leimer, Leinen

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Leiner Family Origin

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Leiner Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    23%
  • Saloon Keeper

    15%
  • Brick Moulder

    8%
  • Butcher

    8%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Leiner family was Butcher. Laborer, Saloon Keeper and Brick Moulder were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Leiner. The most common Leiner occupation in the USA was Laborer. 23% of Leiner's were Laborers.

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Leiner Life Expectancy

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