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Lanese Name Meaning

Italian: habitational name from a place named Lana, from an adjectival form of the place name, though probably not the one in Bolzano province, since the surname occurs chiefly in Molise.

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


Similar surnames: Larese, Annese, Danese, Pavese, Banes, Lande, Larose, Farese, Nese

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Where is the Lanese family from?

You can see how Lanese families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lanese family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Lanese families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there was 1 Lanese family living in British Columbia. This was about 50% of all the recorded Lanese's in Canada. British Columbia and 1 other province had the highest population of Lanese families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lanese surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lanese ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Wrapper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Lanese. 27% of Lanese men worked as a Laborer and 15% of Lanese women worked as a Wrapper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lanese were Barber and School Teacher. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    27%
  • Assembler
    9%
  • Truck Driver
    9%
  • Barber
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Wrapper
    15%
  • Seamstress
    15%
  • Teacher
    15%
  • School Teacher
    15%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Lanese. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lanese 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 621 immigration records available for the last name Lanese. 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 Cards

There are 391 military records available for the last name Lanese. For the veterans among your Lanese ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lanese lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Lanese life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Lanese in 1956 was 51, and 77 in 2004.

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