Bourland Family History

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Bourland Name Meaning

Scottish: variant spelling of Borland.

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


Similar surnames: Morland, Boland, Borland, Coupland, Bolland, Bowland, Hoiland

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Bourland Family Origin

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Bourland Family Occupations

What did your Bourland ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bourland. The most common Bourland occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Bourland's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bourland family was Keep House.

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Farming

    9%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Keep House

    3%

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

Bourland Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bourland. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bourland 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Bourland. 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 Bourland. For the veterans among your Bourland ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bourland Life Expectancy

What is the average Bourland lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Bourland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Bourland in 1943 was 27, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bourland

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bourland 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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