Ladner Family History

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Ladner Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a joiner who made Laden ‘chests’, ‘wardrobes’ (also ‘armor’), from a derivative of Middle Low German, Middle High German lade ‘chest’, ‘(wooden) container’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a shopkeeper, from a derivative of Laden ‘shop’.

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

Similar surnames: Lader, Laufer, Wapner, Sadler, Lahner, Bader, Hader, Lardner, Kasner

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Ladner Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Ladner name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Ladner. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • France


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Ladner Family Origin

Where is the Ladner family from?

Ladner Family Occupations

What did your Ladner ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Ladner family was (Ag) General Labourer. Fisherman, Farmer and Tin Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ladner. The most common Ladner occupation in the UK was Fisherman. 16% of Ladner's were Fishermans.

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  • Fisherman

  • Farmer

  • Tin Miner

  • (Ag) General Labourer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Ladner ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Ladner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Ladner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ladner 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 Ladner. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Ladner. For the veterans among your Ladner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ladner Life Expectancy

What is the average Ladner lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Ladner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Ladner in 1951 was 40, and 74 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ladner 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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