Landwehr Family History

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Landwehr Name Meaning

German: from a Germanic personal name, Lantwer, composed of the elements lant ‘land’ + wer ‘defender’.

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


Similar surnames: Lander, Landherr, Lender, Ander, Xander, Mander, Lanter, Langrehr

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Landwehr Family Origin

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Landwehr Family Occupations

What did your Landwehr ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Landwehr occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Landwehr's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Cooper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Landwehr. A less common occupation for the Landwehr family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Cooper

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%

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

Landwehr Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Landwehr. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Landwehr census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Landwehr

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Landwehr. 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 Landwehr. For the veterans among your Landwehr ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Landwehr Life Expectancy

What is the average Landwehr lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Landwehr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Landwehr in 1943 was 19, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Landwehr

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Landwehr 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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