14-Day Free Trial GIVE ME ACCESS

Wendland Family History

Wendland Name Meaning
German: regional name for someone from the area of northeastern Germany inhabited by the Wends (see Wendt).

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

51,957 Historical Documents with Wendland on Ancestry.com
16,592 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,690 Military Records
2,624 Immigration Records
10,374 Census and Voter Lists
19,677 Member Trees

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Name Distribution of Wendland Families

  • Number of Wendland families
     23 - 44
     8 - 22
     1 - 7
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Wendland families
     4 - 5
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Wendland last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Wendland census records

You can see how Wendland families moved over time by selecting different Census years.

Census records can tell you little-known facts about your ancestors such as birthplace, occupation and value of personal estate.

View all Wendland census records >

Wendland Family Origin

Click on a place to view Wendland immigration records

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

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

View all Wendland immigration records >

Wendland Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

Click on a circle in the chart to view Wendland immigration records

You can find out when most of the Wendland 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.

View all Wendland immigration records >

Average Life Expectancy for Wendland

Click on a circle in the chart to view Wendland birth and death records

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.

The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

View all Wendland ancestors in the SSDI

Wendland Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Wendland census records

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

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

View all Wendland census records >

Wendland Civil War Service Records

Click to view veteran service records

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

Military records can tell you an ancestor's birthplace, occupation, and even physical description.

View all Wendland military records >

Message Board about Wendland 43 Threads, 51 Messages

Look up another family name
×