Leino Family History

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Leino Name Meaning

associated with the adjective leina leini, leino meaning ‘sad’, ‘weak’. This surname was originally found in Karelia but gained popularity during the name conversion movement in the 19th and early 20th centuries. It is now common in southern Finland. Perhaps also a derivative of a Germanic personal name.

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

Similar surnames: Heino, Lein, Lino, Laino, Leano, Leon, Wein, Klein, Cerino, Ling

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Leino Family Origin

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Leino Family Occupations

What did your Leino ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Leino occupation in the USA was Harness Maker. 100% of Leino's were Harness Makers.

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  • Harness Maker


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Leino Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Leino. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Leino 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Leino. 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 383 military records available for the last name Leino. For the veterans among your Leino ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Leino Life Expectancy

What is the average Leino lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Leino life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Leino in 1944 was 25, and 80 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Leino 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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