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Deland Name Meaning

Altered form of French Delalande: variant with fused preposition de ‘from’ of Lalande . Altered form of French Deslandes .

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

Similar surnames: Demand, Delane, Eland, Beland, Pelland, Delano, Deman, Newland

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Where is the Deland family from?

You can see how Deland families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Deland family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Deland families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 106 Deland families living in Quebec. This was about 88% of all the recorded Deland's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Deland families in 1911.
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What did your Deland ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Cultivateur and Tyaminatrice were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Deland. 50% of Deland men worked as a Cultivateur and 50% of Deland women worked as a Tyaminatrice. Some less common occupations for Americans named Deland were Charretier and Garde Moteur. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Cultivateur
  • Labourer
  • Fils De Cultivateur
  • Charretier

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Tyaminatrice
  • Garde Moteur
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Passenger Lists

There are 994 immigration records available for the last name Deland. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Deland. For the veterans among your Deland ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Deland lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Deland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Deland in 1959 was 45, and 84 in 2004.

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