Lanning Family History

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Lanning Name Meaning

English (Dorset and Somerset): unexplained. Dutch: patronymic from a short form of the personal name Julianus (see Julian).

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


Similar surnames: Kanning, Lansing, Banning, Janning, Manning, Lanting, Panning

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Lanning Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Lanning name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Lanning. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    54%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    21%

  • Germanic Europe

    10%

  • Norway

    3%

  • Eastern Europe & Russia

    3%

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Lanning Family Origin

Where is the Lanning family from?

Lanning Family Occupations

What did your Lanning ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Lanning family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lanning. The most common Lanning occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Lanning's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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

Lanning Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 45,000 census records available for the last name Lanning. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lanning 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Lanning. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Lanning. For the veterans among your Lanning ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lanning Life Expectancy

What is the average Lanning lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Lanning life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Lanning in 1950 was 36, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lanning

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lanning 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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