Landis Family History

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Landis Name Meaning

German and Swiss German: nickname for a highwayman or for someone who lays waste to the land, Middle High German landoese.

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

Similar surnames: Lander, Land, Lantis, Lavis, Lands, Alanis, Andis, Landt, Lande

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Landis Family Origin

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Landis Family Occupations

What did your Landis ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Aircraft Fitter and Domestic were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Landis. 20% of Landis men worked as an Aircraft Fitter and 40% of Landis women worked as a Domestic. Some less common occupations for Americans named Landis were Sheet Metal and Unpaid Domestic

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Aircraft Fitter
  • Clerk Telecommunications feed
  • Gardener Private kitchen
  • Sheet Metal

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Domestic
  • Private Means
  • Shop Assistant
  • Unpaid Domestic

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

Landis Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 74,000 census records available for the last name Landis. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Landis 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Landis. 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 17,000 military records available for the last name Landis. For the veterans among your Landis ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Landis Life Expectancy

What is the average Landis lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Landis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Landis in 1941 was 49, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Landis

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Landis 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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