Lankton Family History

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Lankton Name Meaning

Probably a variant of English Langton.

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


Similar surnames: Langton, Clanton, Lansdon, Hanton, Tanton, Lawton, Glanton, Longton

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Lankton Family Origin

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Lankton Family Occupations

What did your Lankton ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Lankton family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lankton. The most common Lankton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Lankton's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Merchant

    6%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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

Lankton Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Lankton Life Expectancy

What is the average Lankton lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Lankton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Lankton in 1954 was 75, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lankton

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lankton 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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