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Lackland Family History

Lackland Name Meaning

English (Lancashire and Durham): topographic name from Lawkland in Yorkshire. The placename derives from Old Norse laukr ‘leek’ + land ‘land’.

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


Similar surnames: Ackland, Langland, Kirkland, Harland, Buckland, Oakland, Layland

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Where is the Lackland family from?

You can see how Lackland families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lackland family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Lackland families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 2 Lackland families living in Ontario. This was about 67% of all the recorded Lackland's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Lackland families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lackland surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lackland ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Day Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Lackland. 28% of Lackland men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Lackland women worked as a Day Laborer. .

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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

  • Farmer
    28%
  • Laborer
    19%
  • Salesman
    19%
  • Share Worker
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Day Laborer
    100%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Lackland. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lackland 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 355 immigration records available for the last name Lackland. 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 Lackland. For the veterans among your Lackland ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lackland lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2003, in the United States, Lackland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Lackland in 1965 was 84, and 73 in 2003.

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