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Newlands Surname Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from Newlands in Peeblesshire itself from Scots new + land(is) (see Newland ). English: variant of Newland with post-medieval excrescent -s.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Newland, Rowland, Neeland, Nieland, Dowland, Norland, Nowland, Meland

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Where is the Newlands family from?

You can see how Newlands families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Newlands family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Newlands families were found in and Scotland in 1841. In 1911 there were 45 Newlands families living in Ontario. This was about 73% of all the recorded Newlands's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Newlands families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Newlands surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Newlands ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Salesman was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Newlands. 17% of Newlands men worked as a Salesman. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Salesman
    17%
  • Farmer
    17%
  • Baker
    17%
  • Fitter
    17%
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Census Records

There are 19,000 census records available for the last name Newlands. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Newlands census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Newlands. 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 Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Newlands. For the veterans among your Newlands ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Newlands lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Newlands life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Newlands in 1961 was 48, and 88 in 2004.

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