Lanka Name Meaning

Indian (Andhra Pradesh): Hindu name of unknown meaning. Lithuanian and Latvian: probably a shortened form of Lithuanian Lankauskas.

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


Similar surnames: Laska, Tank, Lanza, Hanka, Landa, Janka, Lana, Lala, Manka, Sank

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Lanka Family Origin

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Lanka Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Laborer

    50%

In 1880, Farmer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Lanka. The most common Lanka occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Lanka's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Lanka | Data not to scale

Lanka Historical Records

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Lanka Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1964 and 2004, Lanka life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Lanka in 1964 was 56, and 83 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lanka

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