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Lande Family History

Lande Name Meaning

French: topographic name for someone living on a heath, lande (from Gaulish landa ‘space’, ‘land’), or a habitational name from any of numerous minor places named La Lande from this word. Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads, so named from either the dative singular or the plural form of land (see Land 3). Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): Yiddish variant of Landau.

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

Similar surnames: Landa, Lander, Land, Linde, Lade, Lando, Lunde, Tande, Landes, Sande

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Where is the Lande family from?

You can see how Lande families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lande family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Lande families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 48 Lande families living in Iowa. This was about 53% of all the recorded Lande's in the USA. Iowa had the highest population of Lande families in 1880.
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What did your Lande ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Lande. 15% of Lande men worked as a Farmer and 13% of Lande women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lande were Clerk and Saleslady.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
  • Waitress
  • Stenographer
  • Saleslady
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Census Records

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Lande. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lande census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Lande. 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 Cards

There are 14,000 military records available for the last name Lande. For the veterans among your Lande ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lande lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Lande life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Lande in 1960 was 33, and 83 in 2004.

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