Landa Family History

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Landa Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads in southwestern Norway, so named from the plural of land (see Land 1). Czech: from a short form of the personal name Mikulanda, a derivative of Mikuláš, Czech form of Greek Nikolaos (see Nicholas). Polish: nickname for a persistent and irritating person, from a derivative of the dialect verb landzic ‘to ask insistently’, ‘badger someone’. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): variant of Landau. Spanish and Basque: topographic name from the Basque landa ‘meadow’. There is a place of this name in Álava province, Basque Country, and the surname may in fact be a habitational name from this place.

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

Similar surnames: Lande, Anda, Land, Lando, Lada, Banda, Lanza, Kanda, Landau, Randa

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Landa Ethnicity Estimate

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

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  • England & Wales


  • Native American—North, Central, South


  • Spain


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • European Jewish


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Landa Family Origin

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Landa Family Occupations

What did your Landa ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Landa occupation in the UK was Groacer & Tea Dealer. 100% of Landa's were Groacer & Tea Dealers.

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  • Groacer & Tea Dealer


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Landa Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Landa. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Landa 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Landa. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Landa. For the veterans among your Landa ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Landa Life Expectancy

What is the average Landa lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Landa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Landa in 1958 was 45, and 68 in 2004.

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