Langen Family History

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Langen Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of several places so named.

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

Similar surnames: Lingen, Langel, Vangen, Laugen, Tannen, Tangen, Lande, Ranger, Haagen

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Langen Family Origin

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Langen Family Occupations

What did your Langen ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Colliery Haulage Hand (below) Heavy Worker and Incapacitated were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Langen. 17% of Langen men worked as a Colliery Haulage Hand (below) Heavy Worker and 20% of Langen women worked as an Incapacitated. Some less common occupations for Americans named Langen were Produce Merchant (import) and Blowing Room Sent Tenter Cotton Spinner Heavy Work

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Colliery Haulage Hand (below) Heavy Worker
  • Colliery Metal Worker (below) Heavy Worker
  • Privatemeans
  • Produce Merchant (import)

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Incapacitated
  • Household Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Blowing Room Sent Tenter Cotton Spinner Heavy Work

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

Langen Historical Records

What Langen family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Langen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Langen 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Langen. 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 16,000 military records available for the last name Langen. For the veterans among your Langen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Langen Life Expectancy

What is the average Langen lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Langen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Langen in 1945 was 27, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Langen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Langen 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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