Lana Name Meaning

Spanish and Italian: from lana ‘wool’, probably a metonymic occupational name for a wool merchant. Polish: derivative of Lan.

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


Similar surnames: Lona, Rana, Lanza, Landa, Lada, Dana, Lan, Lang, Lama, Lala

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Lana Family Origin

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Lana Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Carpenter

    5%

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In 1880, the most common Lana occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Lana's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Lana family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lana.

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Lana Historical Records

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Lana Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1956 and 2004, Lana life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Lana in 1956 was 57, and 91 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lana

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