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Morland Name Meaning

Northern English and Scottish: variant spelling of Moreland. Dutch: topographic name for someone living in an area of peat. Norwegian: habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads so called. The name has different origins according to its location; in all cases, the second element is from Old Norse land ‘land’.

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


Similar surnames: Norland, Marland, Moreland, Borland, Moland, Dorland, Rowland

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Morland Family Origin

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Morland Family Occupations

What did your Morland ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Morland occupation in Canada was Blacksmith. 17% of Morland's were Blacksmiths. A less common occupation for the Morland family was Sailor. Blacksmith, Farmer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Morland.

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  • Blacksmith

    17%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Sailor

    17%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Morland ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Morland Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Morland. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Morland 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Morland. 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 Morland. For the veterans among your Morland ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Morland Life Expectancy

What is the average Morland lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Morland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Morland in 1953 was 69, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Morland

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Morland ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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