Lana Family History

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Lana Name Meaning

Spanish and Italian: from lana ‘wool’, probably a metonymic occupational name for a wool merchant. Polish: derivative of Lan.

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


Similar surnames: Lona, Rana, Lanza, Landa, Lada, Dana, Lan, Lang, Lama, Lala

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Lana Family Origin

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Lana Family Occupations

What did your Lana ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Chief Clerk Director Of City Building and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Lana. 9% of Lana men worked as a Chief Clerk Director Of City Building and 39% of Lana women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lana were Enginerrs Clerk and Domestic

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Chief Clerk Director Of City Building
    9%
  • Colliery Electric Winder
    9%
  • Colliery Miner Below
    9%
  • Enginerrs Clerk
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    39%
  • Civil Servant Telephone
    5%
  • Cook (all Closser)
    5%
  • Domestic
    5%

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

Lana Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Lana. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lana 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 Lana. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Lana. For the veterans among your Lana ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lana Life Expectancy

What is the average Lana lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Lana life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Lana in 1956 was 57, and 91 in 2004.

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