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Cleland Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: reduced form of McClelland. Belgian: habitational name from Cleilant in East Flanders or Cleylande in West Flanders.

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


Similar surnames: Clelland, Leland, Calland, Nieland, Ireland, Copeland, Eland, Breland

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Cleland Family Origin

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Cleland Family Occupations

What did your Cleland ancestors do for a living?

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Blacksmith

    3%

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

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Cleland Historical Records

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Cleland Life Expectancy

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