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Landon Family History

Landon Name Meaning
English or Scottish: unexplained. Possibly, as Black suggests, a reduced form of Langdon.French: from the old Germanic personal name element Lando (see Land), via the oblique case, Landonis.

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

437,764 Historical Documents with Landon on Ancestry.com
70,030 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
11,483 Military Records
5,229 Immigration Records
59,973 Census and Voter Lists
291,049 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Landon Families

  • Number of Landon families
     104 - 205
     35 - 103
     1 - 34
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Landon families
     50 - 97
     17 - 49
     1 - 16
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Landon families
     14 - 25
     5 - 13
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Landon Family Origin

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Landon Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Landon

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Landon Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Landon Civil War Service Records

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