Courtland Family History

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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


Similar surnames: Outland, Burkland, Morthland, Morland, Scotland, Roseland, Worland

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Courtland Family Origin

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Courtland Family Occupations

What did your Courtland ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farm Hand

    23%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Farm Laborer

    8%
  • Farmer

    8%

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

Courtland Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Courtland Life Expectancy

What is the average Courtland lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Courtland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Courtland in 1964 was 72, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Courtland

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Courtland 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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