Last name: LEADER

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LEADER : This last name is indexed 30,013 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

LEADER : English:: 1: occupational name denoting ‘one who leads animals’ or ‘one who carries goods by horse and cart a carter or carrier’ from Middle English ledere an agent noun from Old English lǣdan ‘to lead’. The word may also sometimes have been used to denote a foreman or someone who led sport or dance but the name certainly did not originate with leader in the modern sense ‘civil or military commander’ which is a comparatively recent development.2: occupational name for a worker in lead a ‘plumber’ from an agent derivative of Old English lēad ‘lead’.

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