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Nowland Family History

Nowland Name Meaning
English: possibly a variant of Newland or Irish Nolan. 1881.Possibly a respelling of German Nauland (see Newland).

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

82,862 Historical Documents with Nowland on Ancestry.com
15,690 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,267 Military Records
1,557 Immigration Records
14,612 Census and Voter Lists
48,736 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Nowland Families

  • Number of Nowland families
     18 - 34
     7 - 17
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Nowland families
     24 - 46
     9 - 23
     1 - 8
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Nowland last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Nowland census records

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Nowland Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Nowland families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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Nowland Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Nowland families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Nowland

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Nowland Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Nowland census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Nowland ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

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Nowland Civil War Service Records

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You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

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