Langner Family History

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Langner Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of several places called Langen or Langenau in Germany, Bohemia, and Silesia. English: habitational name from any of four places in Shropshire and Staffordshire called Longner or Longnor. Longner and Longnor in Shropshire are from Old English lang ‘long’ + alor ‘alder tree’, ‘alder copse’, as is Longnor near Penkridge, Staffordshire. But Longnor, Staffordshire is from Old English lang (genitive langan) + ofer ‘ridge’.

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

Similar surnames: Tanner, Langley, Manger, Lindner, Lander, Ranger, Kantner, Lingner

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Langner Family Origin

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Langner Family Occupations

What did your Langner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Catholic Priest were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Langner. A less common occupation for the Langner family was Common Laborer. The most common Langner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Langner's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Catholic Priest

  • Common Laborer


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

Langner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Langner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Langner 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Langner. 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 Langner. For the veterans among your Langner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Langner Life Expectancy

What is the average Langner lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Langner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Langner in 1950 was 43, and 81 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Langner 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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