Landrum Family History

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Landrum Name Meaning

Possibly of northern Irish or Scottish origin: unexplained. This is a common name in GA. There is said to be a Cherokee connection.

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

Similar surnames: Ancrum, Antrim, Landin, Landreth, Gundrum, Gandrud, Lanum, Landau

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Landrum Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Landrum name?

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

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


  • Benin/Togo


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Landrum Family Origin

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Landrum Family Occupations

What did your Landrum ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Bookseller Stationer, Cloth Presser and Coachman (Dom) were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Landrum. A less common occupation for the Landrum family was General Lab. The most common Landrum occupation in the UK was Bookseller Stationer. 11% of Landrum's were Bookseller Stationers.

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  • Bookseller Stationer

  • Cloth Presser

  • Coachman (Dom)

  • General Lab


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Landrum ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Landrum Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 33,000 census records available for the last name Landrum. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Landrum 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Landrum. 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 11,000 military records available for the last name Landrum. For the veterans among your Landrum ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Landrum Life Expectancy

What is the average Landrum lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Landrum life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Landrum in 1944 was 27, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Landrum

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Landrum 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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