Lanter Family History

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Lanter Name Meaning

Swiss German: possibly from the personal name Lanthar.

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

Similar surnames: Lander, Kanter, Santer, Lancer, Panter, Lanzer, Laner, Lauter, Lanser

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Lanter Family Origin

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Lanter Family Occupations

What did your Lanter ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Farm Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Lanter. 26% of Lanter men worked as a Farmer and 10% of Lanter women worked as a Farm Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lanter were Salesman and Telephone Operator

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Farm Laborer
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Farm Laborer
  • Saleslady
  • Housewife
  • Telephone Operator

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

Lanter Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Lanter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lanter 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 732 immigration records available for the last name Lanter. 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 Lanter. For the veterans among your Lanter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lanter Life Expectancy

What is the average Lanter lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Lanter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Lanter in 1950 was 39, and 76 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lanter 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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