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Landes Surname Meaning

German: patronymic from Lande . French: variant of Lande . Altered form of Swiss German and South German Landis .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Lande, Lander, Linden, Candee, Landen, Mander, Linde, Tande, Valdes

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Where is the Landes family from?

You can see how Landes families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Landes family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Landes families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 19 Landes families living in London. This was about 35% of all the recorded Landes's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Landes families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Landes surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Landes ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Landes. 100% of Landes women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    100%
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Census Records

There are 22,000 census records available for the last name Landes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Landes census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Landes. 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 Cards

There are 18,000 military records available for the last name Landes. For the veterans among your Landes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Landes lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Landes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Landes in 1944 was 30, and 77 in 2004.

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