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Landau Family History

Landau Name Meaning
German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name from either of two places called Landau, in the Palatinate and in Alsace, named with Old High German lant ‘land’, ‘territory’ + auwa ‘damp valley’. According to family history, the Jewish surname originated from the Palatinate.

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

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24,910 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
6,521 Military Records
7,914 Immigration Records
14,300 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Landau Families

  • Number of Landau families
     29 - 56
     10 - 28
     1 - 9
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Landau families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Landau last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Landau Family Origin

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Landau Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Landau

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Landau Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Landau Civil War Service Records

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