Marland Family History

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Marland Name Meaning

English (southern Lancashire): habitational name from a minor place in the parish of Rochdale, named from Old English mere ‘lake’, ‘pool’ + land ‘tract of land’, ‘estate’, ‘cultivated land’. There may also have been some confusion with Markland. Dutch: habitational name from Maarland in Eijsden, Dutch Limburg. possibly a variant of Dutch Merlan, from French merlan ‘whiting’, a metonymic occupational name for a fisherman or seller of these fish.

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


Similar surnames: Garland, Harland, Marsland, Mayland, Darland, Markland, Morland

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Marland Family Origin

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Marland Family Occupations

What did your Marland ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Dressmaker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Marland. 41% of Marland men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Marland women worked as a Dressmaker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Marland were Agent and Inspectcus

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    41%
  • Miner
    10%
  • Acot Operator
    5%
  • Agent
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Dressmaker
    50%
  • Inspectcus
    50%

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

Marland Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Marland. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Marland 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Marland. 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 Marland. For the veterans among your Marland ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Marland Life Expectancy

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Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Marland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Marland in 1953 was 47, and 54 in 2004.

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