Beland Family History

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Beland Name Meaning

French: probably an altered form of Breland.

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

Similar surnames: Deland, Belland, Boland, Breland, Bean, Demand, Beans, Feland, Belan

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Beland Family Origin

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Beland Family Occupations

What did your Beland ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Beland. The most common Beland occupation in the USA was Farmer. 51% of Beland's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Beland family was Farms.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Laborer

  • Farms


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

Beland Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 22,000 census records available for the last name Beland. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Beland census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

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

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Beland Life Expectancy

What is the average Beland lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Beland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Beland in 1950 was 39, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Beland

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Beland 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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