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Where is the Lanter family from?
You can see how Lanter families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lanter family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Lanter families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 4 Lanter families living in Kentucky. This was about 25% of all the recorded Lanter's in the USA. Kentucky had the highest population of Lanter families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lanter surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Farmer and Farm Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Lanter. 26% of Lanter men worked as a Farmer and 10% of Lanter women worked as a Farm Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lanter were Salesman and Telephone Operator.