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Lanyi Name Meaning

Hungarian (Lányi): habitational name for someone from a place called Lány.

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

Similar surnames: Lang, Banyai, Danzi, Lary, Land, Lant, Landin, Lande, Matyi, Lai

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Where is the Lanyi family from?

You can see how Lanyi families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lanyi family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1861 and 1920. The most Lanyi families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 3 Lanyi families living in New Jersey. This was about 21% of all the recorded Lanyi's in USA. New Jersey and 2 other states had the highest population of Lanyi families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lanyi surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lanyi ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Miner was the top reported job for people in the USA named Lanyi. 44% of Lanyi men worked as a Miner. .

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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

  • Miner
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Carpenter
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Census Records

There are 528 census records available for the last name Lanyi. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lanyi 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 390 immigration records available for the last name Lanyi. 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 876 military records available for the last name Lanyi. For the veterans among your Lanyi ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lanyi lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Lanyi life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Lanyi in 1956 was 49, and 90 in 2004.

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