Landes Family History

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Landes Name Meaning

French: variant of Lande 1 (specifically also a habitational name from any of numerous places named Landes or Les Landes) and 2.

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

Similar surnames: Lande, Lander, Linden, Candee, Landen, Mander, Linde, Tande, Valdes

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Landes Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Landes name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Landes. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • European Jewish


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Landes Family Origin

Where is the Landes family from?

Landes Family Occupations

What did your Landes ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Landes occupation in the USA was Farmer. 51% of Landes's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Landes. A less common occupation for the Landes family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farming


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

Landes Historical Records

What Landes family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 22,000 census records available for the last name Landes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Landes 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Landes. 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 18,000 military records available for the last name Landes. For the veterans among your Landes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Landes Life Expectancy

What is the average Landes lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Landes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Landes in 1944 was 30, and 77 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Landes 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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