Laner Family History

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Laner Name Meaning

German and Hungarian: variant of Lahner. Possibly also an Americanization of Lehner.

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

Similar surnames: Kaner, Lader, Lander, Lazer, Loner, Lanter, Lahner, Lane, Haner

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Laner Family Origin

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Laner Family Occupations

What did your Laner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Laner family was Tailor. The most common Laner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Laner's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Painter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Laner.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Painter

  • Tailor


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

Laner Historical Records

What Laner family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Laner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Laner 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 Laner

Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Laner. 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 932 military records available for the last name Laner. For the veterans among your Laner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Laner Life Expectancy

What is the average Laner lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Laner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Laner in 1950 was 33, and 90 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Laner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Laner 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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