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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

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Landau Family Origin

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Landau Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    12%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Varnisher

    8%
  • Bartender

    4%

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

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Landau Life Expectancy

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