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Landau Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name from either of two places called Landau, in the Palatinate and in Alsace, named with Old High German lant ‘land’, ‘territory’ + auwa ‘damp valley’. According to family history, the Jewish surname originated from the Palatinate.

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


Similar surnames: Landa, Lander, Sandau, Lindau, Land, Landauer, Lande, Lando, Linda

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Landau Family Origin

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Landau Family Occupations

What did your Landau ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Varnisher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Landau. A less common occupation for the Landau family was Bartender. The most common Landau occupation in the USA was Farmer. 12% of Landau's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    12%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Varnisher

    8%
  • Bartender

    4%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Landau ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Landau Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Landau ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Landau Life Expectancy

What is the average Landau lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, Landau life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Landau in 1951 was 48, and 81 in 2004.

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United States

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Landau ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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