Langstaff Family History

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Langstaff Name Meaning

English: apparently an occupational name for a tipstaff or beadle who carried a long staff as a badge of office; perhaps also a nickname for a very tall, thin man, or even an obscene nickname for a man with a long sexual organ. The surname is found chiefly in northeastern England.

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


Similar surnames: Longstaff, Wagstaff, Staff, Langmaid, Langston, Langtry, Langan

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Langstaff Family Origin

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Langstaff Family Occupations

What did your Langstaff ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Langstaff. The most common Langstaff occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Langstaff's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Langstaff family was Miner.

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Miner

    5%

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

Langstaff Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Langstaff Life Expectancy

What is the average Langstaff lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Langstaff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Langstaff in 1952 was 20, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Langstaff

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Langstaff 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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