Layland Family History

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Layland Name Meaning

English (chiefly Lancashire): habitational name from Leyland in Lancashire (recorded in Domesday Book as Lailand), or from Laylands in Yorkshire; both are named from Old English l?ge ‘untilled ground’ + land ‘land’, ‘estate’. In some cases the name may be topographical.

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

Similar surnames: Mayland, Marland, Wayland, Hoyland, Harland, Ryland, Darland, Calland

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Layland Family Origin

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Layland Family Occupations

What did your Layland ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Layland.

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer

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Layland Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Layland. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Layland 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 11,000 immigration records available for the last name Layland. 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 Layland. For the veterans among your Layland ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Layland Life Expectancy

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Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Layland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Layland in 1951 was 50, and 70 in 2004.

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