Lankenau Family History

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Lankenau Name Meaning

German: habitational name from a place so named near Bremen.

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


Similar surnames: Langen, Lienau, Lingen, Landau, Lanfear, Harpenau, Sandau, Tangen

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Lankenau Family Origin

Where is the Lankenau family from?

Lankenau Family Occupations

What did your Lankenau ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Lankenau occupation in the USA was Grocer. 50% of Lankenau's were Grocers. Grocer and Retail Grocer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Lankenau.

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  • Grocer

    50%
  • Retail Grocer

    50%

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

Lankenau Historical Records

What Lankenau family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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Lankenau Life Expectancy

What is the average Lankenau lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Lankenau life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Lankenau in 1962 was 60, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lankenau

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lankenau 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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