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Ragland Family History

Ragland Name Meaning
English: topographic name from Middle English ragge ‘stone’ + land ‘land’, or a habitational name from a place named Ragland Coppice, in Corsley, Wiltshire, which is named with the local dialect word rag ‘small piece of woodland’.

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

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51,308 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
8,722 Military Records
1,210 Immigration Records
36,225 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Ragland Families

  • Number of Ragland families
     98 - 193
     33 - 97
     1 - 32
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Ragland families
     6 - 10
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Ragland last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Ragland Family Origin

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Ragland Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Ragland

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Ragland Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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