Lanes Family History

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Lanes Name Meaning

English: variant of Lane.

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

Similar surnames: Lane, Lones, Lands, Hanes, Lakes, Eanes, Vanes, Danes, Banes, Lawes

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Lanes Family Origin

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Lanes Family Occupations

What did your Lanes ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Lanes occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 11% of Lanes's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lanes. A less common occupation for the Lanes family was Laundress.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Farmer

  • Labourer

  • Laundress


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

Lanes Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Lanes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lanes 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 Lanes. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Lanes. For the veterans among your Lanes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lanes Life Expectancy

What is the average Lanes lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Lanes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Lanes in 1948 was 47, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lanes

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lanes 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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