Handlos Family History

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Handlos Name Meaning

from handlos, literally ‘handless’, hence presumably a nickname for someone who had lost one or both of his hands. status name for a feudal tenant, who paid the so-called hant-loese ‘hand fee’ for a noninheritable fief given to him for life; from Middle High German hant ‘hand’ + lœse ‘redemption in cash’.

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

Similar surnames: Hand, Chandley, Harlos, Lanclos, Chandler, Hendler, Hallas, Kanelos

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Handlos Family Origin

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Handlos Family Occupations

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In 1880, Farmer and Works In Factory were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Handlos. The most common Handlos occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Handlos's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Works In Factory


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Handlos Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 718 census records available for the last name Handlos. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Handlos census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 89 immigration records available for the last name Handlos. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 265 military records available for the last name Handlos. For the veterans among your Handlos ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Handlos Life Expectancy

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Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Handlos life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Handlos in 1956 was 38, and 78 in 2004.

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