Lanum Family History

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Lanum Name Meaning

Possibly an altered spelling of Lanham (see Langham).

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

Similar surnames: Lazur, Lahue, Lanz, Baum, Linam, Lum, Bynum, Farnum, Lands, Laqua

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Lanum Family Origin

Where is the Lanum family from?

Lanum Family Occupations

What did your Lanum ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lanum. A less common occupation for the Lanum family was Keeping House. The most common Lanum occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Lanum's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House


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

Lanum Historical Records

What Lanum family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Lanum. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lanum 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 66 immigration records available for the last name Lanum. 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 615 military records available for the last name Lanum. For the veterans among your Lanum ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lanum Life Expectancy

What is the average Lanum lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2003, in the United States, Lanum life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Lanum in 1947 was 45, and 60 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lanum

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lanum 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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