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Lander Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): topographic name from Middle High German lant, German Land ‘land’, ‘territory’ (see Land 1), used originally to denote either someone who was a native of the area in which he lived, in contrast to a newcomer (see Neumann), or someone who lived in the countryside as opposed to a town. Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name from either of two places called Landau (see Landau), Lande in Yiddish. Dutch: from a Germanic personal name formed with land ‘land’ + hardu ‘strong’. English: variant of Lavender. Americanized form (translation) of French Terrien, found in New England.

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


Similar surnames: Lande, Gander, Mander, Sander, Wander, Linder, Zander, Ander, Lender

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Lander Family Origin

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Lander Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Carpenter

    2%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Lander family was Carpenter. The most common Lander occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Lander's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lander.

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Lander Life Expectancy

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