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Landor Name Meaning

Hungarian (Lándor): from the old secular personal name Lándor. English: possibly a variant spelling of Lander.

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


Similar surnames: Lando, Landon, Lander, Sandor, Sandow, Landoll, Sander, Lanter

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Where is the Landor family from?

You can see how Landor families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Landor family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Landor families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Landor family living in New Jersey. This was 100% of all the recorded Landor's in the USA. New Jersey had the highest population of Landor families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Landor surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Landor ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Landor. 80% of Landor men worked as a Laborer and 43% of Landor women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Landor were Farmer and Teacher.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    80%
  • Farmer
    20%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    43%
  • Housework
    29%
  • Teacher
    29%
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What Landor family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Landor. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Landor census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 688 immigration records available for the last name Landor. 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 Cards

There are 315 military records available for the last name Landor. For the veterans among your Landor ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Landor lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Landor life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Landor in 1960 was 71, and 1 in 2004.

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