Pentland Family History

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Pentland Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from a place near Edinburgh, of uncertain etymology, perhaps from Middle English pent ‘enclosed’ + land ‘land’.

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


Similar surnames: Penland, Hetland, England, Scotland, Westland, Maitland, Ringland

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Pentland Family Origin

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Pentland Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Going To School

    16%
  • Blacksmith

    4%
  • Dentist

    4%

In 1881, Farmer, Going To School and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pentland. A less common occupation for the Pentland family was Dentist. The most common Pentland occupation in Canada was Farmer. 42% of Pentland's were Farmers.

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Pentland Historical Records

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Pentland Life Expectancy

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