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Courtland Name Meaning

Americanized form of Dutch Kortland: from a village called Cortlandt near Wijk bij Duurstede.

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

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Courtland Family Origin

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Courtland Family Occupations

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  • Farm Hand

    23%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Farm Laborer

    8%
  • Farmer

    8%

In 1880, the most common Courtland occupation in the USA was Farm Hand. 23% of Courtland's were Farm Hands. Farm Hand, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Courtland. A less common occupation for the Courtland family was Farmer.

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Courtland Historical Records

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Courtland Life Expectancy

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