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Laniga Family History

Laniga Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Lanigan, Langa, Janiga, Lang, Landa, Lanier, Lanza, Langan, Canida

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Where is the Laniga family from?

You can see how Laniga families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Laniga family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 2 Laniga families living in Texas. This was 100% of all the recorded Laniga's in USA. Texas had the highest population of Laniga families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Laniga surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Laniga ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 40 census records available for the last name Laniga. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Laniga census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 18 immigration records available for the last name Laniga. 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 Cards

There are 3 military records available for the last name Laniga. For the veterans among your Laniga ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Laniga lifespan?

Between 1991 and 1999, in the United States, Laniga life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Laniga in 1991 was 54, and 78 in 1999.

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