Langer Family History

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Langer Name Meaning

German, Dutch, Danish, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a tall man, from an inflected form of Lang. According to Gottschald, in the Franconian dialect of German this was also a term for an unskilled laborer (more fully, Handlanger).

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

Similar surnames: Lander, Zanger, Sanger, Langel, Lenger, Manger, Lange, Tanger, Lunger

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Langer Family Origin

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Langer Family Occupations

What did your Langer ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Cabinet Maker and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Langer. 5% of Langer men worked as a Cabinet Maker and 45% of Langer women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Langer were Aircraft Mechanic and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Cabinet Maker
  • Fur Cutter
  • Jewish Alien
  • Aircraft Mechanic

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Private Means
  • Domestic Servant
  • Housewife

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

Langer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 33,000 census records available for the last name Langer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Langer 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 15,000 immigration records available for the last name Langer. 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 24,000 military records available for the last name Langer. For the veterans among your Langer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Langer Life Expectancy

What is the average Langer lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Langer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Langer in 1943 was 34, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Langer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Langer 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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