Lanser Family History

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Lanser Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of several places called Lans, Lanz, or Lanze (see Lans).

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

Similar surnames: Lanzer, Lenser, Lauser, Lander, Lancer, Mander, Genser, Laufer, Lande

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Lanser Family Origin

Where is the Lanser family from?

Lanser Family Occupations

What did your Lanser ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Brewer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lanser. The most common Lanser occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Lanser's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Lanser family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Brewer

  • Carpenter


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

Lanser Historical Records

What Lanser family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Lanser. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lanser census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Lanser

Passenger List

There are 957 immigration records available for the last name Lanser. 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 638 military records available for the last name Lanser. For the veterans among your Lanser ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lanser Life Expectancy

What is the average Lanser lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Lanser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Lanser in 1963 was 73, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lanser

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lanser 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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