Lankford Family History

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Lankford Name Meaning

English: apparently a variant of Langford.

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

Similar surnames: Langford, Lanford, Lansford, Blanford, Banford, Handford, Sanford

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Lankford Family Origin

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Lankford Family Occupations

What did your Lankford ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Lankford. 19% of Lankford men worked as a Farmer and 6% of Lankford women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lankford were Salesman and Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Carpenter
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Housekeeper
  • Seamstress
  • Teacher

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Lankford Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 39,000 census records available for the last name Lankford. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lankford 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Lankford. 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 9,000 military records available for the last name Lankford. For the veterans among your Lankford ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lankford Life Expectancy

What is the average Lankford lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Lankford life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Lankford in 1943 was 37, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lankford

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lankford 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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