Longenecker Family History

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Longenecker Name Meaning

Altered spelling of Swiss German Langenecker, a habitational name for someone from any of several places called Langeneck, from Old High German lang ‘long’ + egga ‘corner’.

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


Similar surnames: Longanecker, Longnecker, Longenberger, Landenberger, Schoenecker

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Longenecker Family Origin

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Longenecker Family Occupations

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

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Retired Farmer

    4%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Longenecker. The most common Longenecker occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Longenecker's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Longenecker family was Retired Farmer.

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Longenecker Historical Records

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Longenecker Life Expectancy

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