Butland Family History

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Butland Name Meaning

English (Devon): habitational name from Butland in Devon.

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


Similar surnames: Burland, Rutland, Boland, Buckland, Boyland, Bland, Borland, Byland

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Butland Family Origin

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Butland Family Occupations

What did your Butland ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Iron Moulder were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Butland. The most common Butland occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Butland's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Butland family was Blacksmith.

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Iron Moulder

    9%
  • Blacksmith

    5%

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

Butland Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Butland Life Expectancy

What is the average Butland lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Butland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Butland in 1952 was 55, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Butland

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Butland 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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