Langdon Family History

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Langdon Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places, for example in Devon, Dorset, Essex, Kent, and Warwickshire, so named from Old English lang, long ‘long’ + dun ‘hill’.

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


Similar surnames: Langton, Langston, Longden, Lansdown, Kingdon, Lindon, Langhorne

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Langdon Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Langdon name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Langdon. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    52%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    23%

  • Germanic Europe

    7%

  • Eastern Europe & Russia

    3%

  • Norway

    2%

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Langdon Family Origin

Where is the Langdon family from?

Langdon Family Occupations

What did your Langdon ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Langdon. A less common occupation for the Langdon family was Carpenter. The most common Langdon occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Langdon's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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

Langdon Historical Records

What Langdon family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 112,000 census records available for the last name Langdon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Langdoncensus 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 11,000 immigration records available for the last name Langdon. 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 20,000 military records available for the last name Langdon. For the veterans among your Langdon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Langdon Life Expectancy

What is the average Langdon lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Langdon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Langdon in 1949 was 31, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Langdon

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Langdon 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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