Darland Family History

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Darland Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Kent named Darland, from Old English deor ‘deer or other wild animal’ + land ‘tract of land’, ‘estate’.

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

Similar surnames: Marland, Harland, Garland, Varland, Mayland, Dowland, Norland

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Darland Family Origin

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Darland Family Occupations

What did your Darland ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Darland occupation in the USA was Farmer. 72% of Darland's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Darland family was Broom Maker. Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Darland.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Keeping House

  • Broom Maker


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

Darland Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Darland. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Darland 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 241 immigration records available for the last name Darland. 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 Darland. For the veterans among your Darland ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Darland Life Expectancy

What is the average Darland lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Darland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Darland in 1960 was 64, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Darland

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Darland 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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