Landen Family History

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Landen Name Meaning

Swedish (Landén): ornamental name composed of the elements land ‘land’, ‘territory’ + the suffix -én, from the Latin adjectival ending -enius. Belgian: habitational name from Landen in Brabant.

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

Similar surnames: Linden, Landin, Sanden, Lander, Lindeen, Lande, Loden, Lunden, Linde

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Landen Family Origin

Where is the Landen family from?

Landen Family Occupations

What did your Landen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Landen family was Blacksmith. The most common Landen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Landen's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Landen.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Blacksmith


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

Landen Historical Records

What Landen family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Landen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Landen 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Landen. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Landen. For the veterans among your Landen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Landen Life Expectancy

What is the average Landen lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Landen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Landen in 1947 was 38, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Landen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Landen 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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