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Lathan Family History

Lathan Name Meaning
English (mainly northeastern counties): variant of Latham.

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

56,762 Historical Documents with Lathan on Ancestry.com
17,476 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,141 Military Records
1,306 Immigration Records
16,621 Census and Voter Lists
19,218 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Lathan Families

  • Number of Lathan families
     30 - 58
     11 - 29
     1 - 10
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Lathan families
     31 - 59
     11 - 30
     1 - 10
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Lathan last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Lathan Family Origin

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Lathan Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Lathan

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Lathan Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Lathan census records

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Lathan Civil War Service Records

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