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Lana Family History

Lana Name Meaning
Spanish and Italian: from lana ‘wool’, probably a metonymic occupational name for a wool merchant.Polish: derivative of Lan.

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

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21,898 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
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1,434 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Lana Families

  • Number of Lana families
     13 - 23
     5 - 12
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Lana families
     6 - 10
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Lana families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Lana Family Origin

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Lana Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Lana

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Lana Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Lana Civil War Service Records

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