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Lantis Name Meaning

Variant of Swiss German Landis. Possibly a Germanized or Americanized form of Latvian Lantinš.

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


Similar surnames: Yantis, Antis, Landis, Lanter, Plants, Lints, Laris, Lantzy, Mantia

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Where is the Lantis family from?

You can see how Lantis families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lantis family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Lantis families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 6 Lantis families living in Illinois. This was about 50% of all the recorded Lantis's in the USA. Illinois had the highest population of Lantis families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lantis surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lantis ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Lantis. 31% of Lantis men worked as a Farmer and 39% of Lantis women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lantis were Salesman and Waitress.

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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
    31%
  • Laborer
    14%
  • Carpenter
    8%
  • Salesman
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    39%
  • Bookkeeper
    17%
  • Telephone Operator
    12%
  • Waitress
    12%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Lantis. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lantis 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 271 immigration records available for the last name Lantis. 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 682 military records available for the last name Lantis. For the veterans among your Lantis ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lantis lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Lantis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Lantis in 1957 was 42, and 76 in 2004.

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