Ackland Family History

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Ackland Name Meaning

habitational name from Acland Barton in Landkey, Devon, named with the Old English personal name Acca + Old English lanu ‘lane’. habitational name from a minor place named from Old English ac ‘oak’ + land ‘land’. One such was in Oxfordshire.

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


Similar surnames: Ashland, Eckland, Markland, Buckland, Lackland, Rowland, Acklin

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Ackland Family Origin

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Ackland Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Blacksmith

    17%
  • Going To School

    11%
  • Carpenter

    6%

In 1881, the most common Ackland occupation in Canada was Farmer. 39% of Ackland's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ackland family was Carpenter. Farmer, Blacksmith and Going To School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ackland.

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Ackland Historical Records

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Ackland Life Expectancy

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