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Lann Name Meaning

English: unexplained. In part, possibly a shortened form of Scottish and Irish McLann, also unexplained. German: from a short form of a Germanic personal name composed with land ‘land’ as the first element, for example Lannhardt, from Landohard.

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


Similar surnames: Mann, Hann, Nann, Gann, Linn, Wann, Sann, Dann, Kann, Lane

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Where is the Lann family from?

You can see how Lann families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lann family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Lann families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Lann family living in Indiana. This was about 20% of all the recorded Lann's in the USA. Indiana and 4 other states had the highest population of Lann families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lann surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lann ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Lann. 23% of Lann men worked as a Farmer and 24% of Lann women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lann were Truck Driver and Saleslady.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    23%
  • Laborer
    16%
  • Salesman
    6%
  • Truck Driver
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    24%
  • Maid
    15%
  • Stenographer
    15%
  • Saleslady
    10%
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Census Records

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Lann. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lann 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Lann. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Lann. For the veterans among your Lann ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lann lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Lann life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Lann in 1956 was 48, and 78 in 2004.

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