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Moreland Name Meaning

Scottish and northern English: habitational name from any of various places, notably in the Borders region and in Kinross, named Moreland, from Old English mor ‘marsh’, ‘fen’, ‘moor’ + land ‘land’.

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


Similar surnames: Morland, Borland, Marsland, Copeland, Norland, Marland, Loveland

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Moreland Family Origin

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Moreland Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Clerk

    8%
  • Farmer; Going To School

    8%
  • Servant

    8%

In 1881, the most common Moreland occupation in Canada was Farmer. 40% of Moreland's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Moreland family was Servant. Farmer, Clerk and Farmer; Going To School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Moreland.

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Moreland Life Expectancy

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