Landmesser Family History

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Landmesser Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a land surveyor, from Middle High German lant ‘land’, ‘territory’ + an agent derivative of mezzen ‘to measure’.

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


Similar surnames: Messer, Lander, Handwerker, Nesser, Lesser, Sandmeyer, Dresser

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Landmesser Family Origin

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Landmesser Family Occupations

What did your Landmesser ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Landmesser family was Attorney At Law. The most common Landmesser occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Landmesser's were Farmers. Farmer, Barber and Saloon Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Landmesser.

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Barber

    13%
  • Saloon Keeper

    13%
  • Attorney At Law

    7%

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

Landmesser Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Landmesser. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Landmesser 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Landmesser. 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 Landmesser. For the veterans among your Landmesser ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Landmesser Life Expectancy

What is the average Landmesser lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Landmesser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Landmesser in 1955 was 61, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Landmesser

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Landmesser 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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