Leins Family History

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Leins Name Meaning

German: byname for a quiet or slow person, from Middle High German lise, linse ‘quiet’, ‘soft’, ‘slow’. Latvian: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Leiss, Leis, Lins, Lein, Link, Feind, Levins, Wein, Lind, Zins

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Leins Family Origin

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Leins Family Occupations

What did your Leins ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Leins. 22% of Leins men worked as a Laborer and 24% of Leins women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Leins were Salesman and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    22%
  • Farmer
    13%
  • Carpenter
    11%
  • Salesman
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    24%
  • Clerk
    24%
  • Operator
    24%
  • Housekeeper
    16%

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

Leins Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Leins. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Leins 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 Leins. 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 765 military records available for the last name Leins. For the veterans among your Leins ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Leins Life Expectancy

What is the average Leins lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, Leins life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Leins in 1966 was 73, and 67 in 2004.

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