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Landau Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name from either of two places called Landau, in the Palatinate and in Alsace, named with Old High German lant ‘land’, ‘territory’ + auwa ‘damp valley’. According to family history, the Jewish surname originated from the Palatinate.

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


Similar surnames: Landa, Lander, Sandau, Lindau, Land, Landauer, Lande, Lando, Linda

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Landau Family Origin

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Landau Family Occupations

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  • Bookkeeper Clerk

    20%
  • General Dealer

    20%
  • Hotel & Restaurant Keeper

    20%
  • Revd Jewish Minister (Of Devon)

    20%

In 1881, the most common Landau occupation in the UK was Bookkeeper Clerk. 20% of Landau's were Bookkeeper Clerks. A less common occupation for the Landau family was Revd Jewish Minister (Of Devon). Bookkeeper Clerk, General Dealer and Hotel & Restaurant Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Landau.

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Landau Historical Records

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Landau Life Expectancy

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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)

Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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