Lansing Family History

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Lansing Name Meaning

Dutch: patronymic from the personal name Lans (Germanic Lanzo). English: habitational name from Lancing in West Sussex, so named from an Old English personal name Wlanc + -ingas ‘family or followers of’.

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

Similar surnames: Lanning, Lanting, Hassing, Lensing, Jansing, Canning, Rensing, Landin

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Lansing Family Origin

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Lansing Family Occupations

What did your Lansing ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Motor Lorry Driver and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Lansing. 50% of Lansing men worked as a Motor Lorry Driver and 67% of Lansing women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lansing were Pte Lappin 2nd Mon Reg B no 4077181 and Unpaid Domesti

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Motor Lorry Driver
  • Pte Lappin 2nd Mon Reg B no 4077181

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domesti

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

Lansing Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 30,000 census records available for the last name Lansing. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lansing 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 Lansing. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Lansing. For the veterans among your Lansing ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lansing Life Expectancy

What is the average Lansing lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Lansing life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Lansing in 1944 was 29, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lansing

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lansing 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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