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Woodland Family History

Woodland Name Meaning
English: topographic name for someone living in an area of woodland, from Old English wudu ‘wood’ + land ‘land’, or a habitational name from any of the numerous places, for example in Devon, Dorset, Kent, and Somerset, named with these elements.

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

249,732 Historical Documents with Woodland on Ancestry.com
63,618 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
5,003 Military Records
4,011 Immigration Records
49,631 Census and Voter Lists
127,469 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Woodland Families

  • Number of Woodland families
     48 - 94
     17 - 47
     1 - 16
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Woodland families
     176 - 350
     59 - 175
     1 - 58
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Woodland families
     6 - 10
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Woodland census records

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Woodland 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 Woodland 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.

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Woodland Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Woodland 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 Woodland

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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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Woodland Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Woodland census records

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

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Woodland Civil War Service Records

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