Landon Family History

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Landon Name Meaning

English or Scottish: unexplained. Possibly, as Black suggests, a reduced form of Langdon. French: from the old Germanic personal name element Lando (see Land), via the oblique case, Landonis.

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


Similar surnames: Lando, Randon, Landor, Lann, London, Landin, Laudon, Lindon, Lancon

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Landon Family Origin

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Landon Family Occupations

What did your Landon ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Landon. 2% of Landon men worked as a General Labourer and 47% of Landon women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Landon were Carpenter and Domestic Servant

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    2%
  • Bricklayer
    2%
  • Builders Labourer
    1%
  • Carpenter
    1%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    47%
  • Private Means
    4%
  • Incapacitated
    2%
  • Domestic Servant
    2%

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

Landon Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 63,000 census records available for the last name Landon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Landon 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 Landon. 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 12,000 military records available for the last name Landon. For the veterans among your Landon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Landon Life Expectancy

What is the average Landon lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Landon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Landon in 1944 was 22, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Landon

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