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Landsman Family History

Landsman Name Meaning
German, Dutch, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Lander 1, from Middle High German, Middle Dutch lantsman, German Landsmann or Yiddish landsman ‘countryman’ or ‘fellow countryman’.

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

19,911 Historical Documents with Landsman on Ancestry.com
6,685 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,185 Military Records
1,882 Immigration Records
6,504 Census and Voter Lists
3,655 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Landsman Families

  • Number of Landsman families
     37 - 72
     13 - 36
     1 - 12
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Landsman families
     7 - 12
     3 - 6
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Landsman families
     7 - 11
     3 - 6
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Landsman census records

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Census records can tell you little-known facts about your ancestors such as birthplace, occupation and value of personal estate.

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Landsman Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Landsman families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival, and destination.

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Landsman Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Landsman families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Landsman

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Landsman Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Landsman census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Landsman ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

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Landsman Civil War Service Records

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You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

Military records can tell you an ancestor's birthplace, occupation, and even physical description.

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