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Eastland Family History

Eastland Name Meaning

English (southeastern): from Middle English est ‘east’ + lond ‘land’ often a habitational name from a residence near one of the many minor places so called but sometimes from Estlond a nickname referring to eastern Germany or the Baltic states. Compare Easterling .

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

Similar surnames: Ashland, Hartland, Harland, Layland, Ackland, Mayland, Watland

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Where is the Eastland family from?

You can see how Eastland families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Eastland family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Eastland families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 16 Eastland families living in Ontario. This was about 47% of all the recorded Eastland's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Eastland families in 1911.
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What did your Eastland ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Laborer and Domestic were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Eastland. 50% of Eastland men worked as a Laborer and 100% of Eastland women worked as a Domestic. .

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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

  • Laborer
  • Labourer

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Domestic
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Census Records

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Eastland. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Eastland 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Eastland. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Eastland. For the veterans among your Eastland ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Eastland lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Eastland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Eastland in 1949 was 27, and 81 in 2004.

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