Lansdown Family History

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Lansdown Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places in Somerset and Dorset (now part of Bournemouth), probably named with Old English langet ‘long strip of ground’, ‘long ridge’ + dun ‘hill’.

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

Similar surnames: Langdon, Lindon, Langston, Ashdown, Anslow, Lansdon, Landon, Sandow

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Lansdown Family Origin

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Lansdown Family Occupations

What did your Lansdown ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Labourer, Farmer and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lansdown. A less common occupation for the Lansdown family was Beer Retailer. The most common Lansdown occupation in the UK was Labourer. 5% of Lansdown's were Labourers.

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  • Labourer

  • Farmer

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Beer Retailer


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

Lansdown Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Lansdown Life Expectancy

What is the average Lansdown lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Lansdown life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Lansdown in 1955 was 50, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lansdown

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lansdown 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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