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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

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  • Laborer

    12%
  • Farmer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Farming

    6%

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In 1880, the most common Marland occupation in the USA was Laborer. 12% of Marland's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Marland family was Farming. Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Marland.

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