Landsman Family History

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Landsman Name Meaning

German, Dutch, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Lander 1, from Middle High German, Middle Dutch lantsman, German Landsmann or Yiddish landsman ‘countryman’ or ‘fellow countryman’.

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

Similar surnames: Landman, Landesman, Landmann, Sandman, Danneman, Lindman, Radman

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Landsman Family Origin

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Landsman Family Occupations

What did your Landsman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Landsman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Landsman's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Landsman family was Retail Liquor Dealer. Farmer, Clothing Dealer and Liquor Dealer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Landsman.

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  • Farmer

  • Clothing Dealer

  • Liquor Dealer

  • Retail Liquor Dealer


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

Landsman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Landsman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Landsman 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Landsman. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Landsman. For the veterans among your Landsman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Landsman Life Expectancy

What is the average Landsman lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Landsman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Landsman in 1946 was 51, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Landsman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Landsman 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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