Cartland Family History

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Cartland Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Hartland, Gartland, Maitland, Harland, Marland, Garland, Markland

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Cartland Family Origin

Where is the Cartland family from?

Cartland Family Occupations

What did your Cartland ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Brush Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cartland. The most common Cartland occupation in the USA was Farmer. 59% of Cartland's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Cartland family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Brush Maker

  • Farming


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Cartland ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Cartland Historical Records

What Cartland family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Cartland. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cartland census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Cartland

Passenger List

There are 687 immigration records available for the last name Cartland. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 409 military records available for the last name Cartland. For the veterans among your Cartland ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cartland Life Expectancy

What is the average Cartland lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Cartland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Cartland in 1960 was 55, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cartland

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cartland 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.

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