Langer Family History

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Langer Name Meaning

German, Dutch, Danish, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a tall man, from an inflected form of Lang. According to Gottschald, in the Franconian dialect of German this was also a term for an unskilled laborer (more fully, Handlanger).

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


Similar surnames: Lander, Zanger, Sanger, Langel, Lenger, Manger, Lange, Tanger, Lunger

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Langer Family Origin

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Langer Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Tailor

    7%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Keeping House

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Tailor and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Langer. A less common occupation for the Langer family was Keeping House. The most common Langer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Langer's were Farmers.

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Langer Historical Records

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Langer Life Expectancy

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