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Landaker Surname Meaning

Americanized form of Austrian German Landegger a topographic name meaning ‘owner of fields of a certain territory’ or of German Landecker a habitational name for someone from any of several places in Germany and Austria called Landeck (see Landeck ).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Landauer, Lander, Mander, Lande, Ladage, Slonaker, Lindner, Laake

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Where is the Landaker family from?

You can see how Landaker families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Landaker family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Landaker families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 3 Landaker families living in Virginia. This was 100% of all the recorded Landaker's in USA. Virginia had the highest population of Landaker families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Landaker surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Landaker ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Servant were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Landaker. 39% of Landaker men worked as a Laborer and 100% of Landaker women worked as a Servant. .

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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
    39%
  • Farmer
    34%
  • Salesman
    17%
  • Foreman
    12%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Servant
    100%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Landaker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Landaker 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 171 immigration records available for the last name Landaker. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 284 military records available for the last name Landaker. For the veterans among your Landaker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Landaker lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Landaker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Landaker in 1963 was 76, and 90 in 2004.

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