Langdale Family History

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Langdale Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Langdale, Cumbria, named in Old Norse as ‘long valley’, from lang ‘long’ + dalr ‘valley’. Possibly an Americanized form of Norwegian Langdal, Langdalen, Langdahl, habitational names from any of numerous farmsteads named Langdal(en), having the same etymology as 1.

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

Similar surnames: Langley, Lonsdale, Lande, Handal, Langham, Van Dale, Langlie, Sandall

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Langdale Family Origin

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Langdale Family Occupations

What did your Langdale ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Langdale family was Annuitant. Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Langdale. The most common Langdale occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 3% of Langdale's were Agricultural Labourers.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Farmer

  • Labourer

  • Annuitant


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Langdale Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Langdale. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Langdale 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 Langdale. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Langdale. For the veterans among your Langdale ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Langdale Life Expectancy

What is the average Langdale lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Langdale life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Langdale in 1944 was 20, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Langdale

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Langdale 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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