Darland Family History

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Darland Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Kent named Darland, from Old English deor ‘deer or other wild animal’ + land ‘tract of land’, ‘estate’.

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


Similar surnames: Marland, Harland, Garland, Varland, Mayland, Dowland, Norland

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Darland Family Origin

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Darland Family Occupations

What did your Darland ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Darland. 31% of Darland men worked as a Farmer and 18% of Darland women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Darland were Farming and Housework

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    31%
  • Laborer
    17%
  • Salesman
    6%
  • Farming
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    18%
  • Saleslady
    14%
  • Maid
    12%
  • Housework
    9%

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

Darland Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Darland. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Darland 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 241 immigration records available for the last name Darland. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Darland. For the veterans among your Darland ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Darland Life Expectancy

What is the average Darland lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Darland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Darland in 1960 was 64, and 76 in 2004.

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