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Lansing Name Meaning

Dutch: patronymic from the personal name Lans (Germanic Lanzo). English: habitational name from Lancing in West Sussex, so named from an Old English personal name Wlanc + -ingas ‘family or followers of’.

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


Similar surnames: Lanning, Lanting, Hassing, Lensing, Jansing, Canning, Rensing, Landin

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Lansing Family Origin

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Lansing Family Occupations

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  • Farm Laborer

    18%
  • Gentleman

    14%
  • Labourer

    14%
  • Farm Servant

    9%

In 1881, Farm Laborer, Gentleman and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lansing. A less common occupation for the Lansing family was Farm Servant. The most common Lansing occupation in Canada was Farm Laborer. 18% of Lansing's were Farm Laborers.

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Lansing Historical Records

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Lansing Life Expectancy

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