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Sterland Family History

Sterland Name Meaning

see Stirland .

Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland, 2016


Similar surnames: Osterland, Berland, Strand, Overland, Ferland, Erland, Sutherland

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Where is the Sterland family from?

You can see how Sterland families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sterland family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Sterland families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1880 there were 2 Sterland families living in Dakota Territory. This was 100% of all the recorded Sterland's in USA. Dakota Territory had the highest population of Sterland families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Sterland surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Sterland ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Sterland. 27% of Sterland men worked as a General Labourer and 93% of Sterland women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sterland were Centre Lathe Tainer and Unpaid Domestic. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • General Labourer
    27%
  • Bricklayers Labourer
    20%
  • Colliery Dataller
    14%
  • Centre Lathe Tainer
    14%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    93%
  • Housewife
    5%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    4%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Sterland. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sterland 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 249 immigration records available for the last name Sterland. 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 116 military records available for the last name Sterland. For the veterans among your Sterland ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Sterland lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2001, in the United States, Sterland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Sterland in 1966 was 85, and 69 in 2001.

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