Watland Family History

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Watland Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of eleven or so farmsteads in Agder and Vestlandet named Vatland, from Old Norse Vazland, a compound of vatn ‘water’, ‘lake’ + land ‘(piece of) land’.

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


Similar surnames: Calland, Wiland, Hetland, Varland, Ritland, Madland, Haaland, Netland

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Watland Family Origin

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Watland Family Occupations

What did your Watland ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Watland.

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    100%

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

Watland Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Watland. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Watland 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 357 immigration records available for the last name Watland. 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 255 military records available for the last name Watland. For the veterans among your Watland ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Watland Life Expectancy

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Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Watland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Watland in 1954 was 33, and 81 in 2004.

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