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Lansing Family History

Lansing Name Meaning
Dutch: patronymic from the personal name Lans (Germanic Lanzo).English: habitational name from Lancing in West Sussex, so named from an Old English personal name Wlanc + -ingas ‘family or followers of’.

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

162,986 Historical Documents with Lansing on Ancestry.com
30,560 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
7,967 Military Records
2,076 Immigration Records
29,969 Census and Voter Lists
92,414 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Lansing Families

  • Number of Lansing families
     131 - 259
     44 - 130
     1 - 43
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Lansing families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Lansing last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Lansing census records

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Lansing Family Origin

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Lansing Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Lansing

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Lansing Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Lansing census records

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Lansing Civil War Service Records

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