Landin Family History

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Landin Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements land ‘land’ + -in, a common suffix of Swedish surnames derived from Latin -in(i)us ‘descendant of’. Spanish (mainly Galicia; Landín): habitational name from Landín in A Corunña province. The place name derives from the Germanic personal name Nandinus.

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

Similar surnames: Landen, Sandin, Lundin, Sundin, Ledin, Lander, Landon, Sandlin, Lakin

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Landin Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Landin name?

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

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  • England & Wales


  • Native American—North, Central, South


  • Spain


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Sweden


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Landin Family Origin

Where is the Landin family from?

Landin Family Occupations

What did your Landin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Oysterman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Landin. The most common Landin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 51% of Landin's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Landin family was Barber.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Oysterman

  • Barber


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

Landin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Landin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Landin 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 Landin. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Landin. For the veterans among your Landin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Landin Life Expectancy

What is the average Landin lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Landin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Landin in 1943 was 36, and 70 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Landin 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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