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Lofland Name Meaning

Altered form of Irish Loughlin or of its variant Loughland. In some cases also an altered form of Norwegian Løvland or perhaps Lauvland (see Loveland ).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Voland, Loveland, Hofland, Dowland, Osland, Hovland, Boland, Odland

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Where is the Lofland family from?

You can see how Lofland families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lofland family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Lofland families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 17 Lofland families living in Delaware. This was about 52% of all the recorded Lofland's in USA. Delaware had the highest population of Lofland families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lofland surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lofland ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Lofland. 29% of Lofland men worked as a Farmer and 21% of Lofland women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lofland were Farm Laborer and Clerk. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Farm Laborer

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housework
  • Housewife
  • Housekeeper
  • Clerk
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Lofland. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lofland census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 186 immigration records available for the last name Lofland. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Lofland. For the veterans among your Lofland ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lofland lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Lofland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Lofland in 1954 was 55, and 76 in 2004.

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