Landreth Family History

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Landreth Name Meaning

English (mainly northeastern) and Scottish: unexplained.

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

Similar surnames: Andrews, Andrew, Scandrett, Andreas, Suddreth, Heldreth, Eldreth

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Landreth Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Landreth name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Landreth. 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


  • Norway


  • Sweden


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Landreth Family Origin

Where is the Landreth family from?

Landreth Family Occupations

What did your Landreth ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Landreth occupation in the USA was Farmer. 55% of Landreth's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Landreth family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Landreth.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Farming

  • Farm Laborer


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

Landreth Historical Records

What Landreth family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Landreth. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Landreth 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Landreth. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Landreth. For the veterans among your Landreth ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Landreth Life Expectancy

What is the average Landreth lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Landreth life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Landreth in 1946 was 44, and 77 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Landreth 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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