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 1881, the most common Lansing occupation in the UK was Hairdresser. 33% of Lansing's were Hairdressers. Hairdresser and Labourer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Lansing. A less common occupation for the Lansing family was Painter Lr.

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  • Hairdresser

  • Labourer

  • Painter Lr


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

Lansing Historical Records

What Lansing family records will you find?

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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