Lans Family History

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Lans Name Meaning

Dutch, North German, and Swedish: from the personal name Lans, a short form of Lambrecht (see Lambert).

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

Similar surnames: Jans, Hans, Lins, Lann, Lais, Lang, Lano, Jank, Laas, Laws

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Lans Family Origin

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Lans Family Occupations

What did your Lans ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Clerk Grocery Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lans. The most common Lans occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Lans's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Lans family was Engineer.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Clerk Grocery Store

  • Engineer


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

Lans Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Lans. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lans 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Lans. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Lans. For the veterans among your Lans ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lans Life Expectancy

What is the average Lans lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Lans life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Lans in 1962 was 62, and 86 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lans 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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