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Deland Name Meaning

German: topographic name from Sorbian delan ‘dweller in a depression’. Probably an altered spelling of French Delande, a regional name for someone ‘from Lande’ (see Lande), or DesLandes, recorded as a secondary surname of Champigny.

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


Similar surnames: Demand, Delane, Eland, Beland, Pelland, Delano, Deman, Newland

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Where is the Deland family from?

You can see how Deland families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Deland family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Deland families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 24 Deland families living in New York. This was about 40% of all the recorded Deland's in USA. New York had the highest population of Deland families in 1840.
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What did your Deland ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Deland. 16% of Deland men worked as a Salesman and 15% of Deland women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Deland were Farmer and Clerk. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Salesman
    16%
  • Laborer
    16%
  • Truck Driver
    11%
  • Farmer
    11%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    15%
  • Housewife
    13%
  • Teacher
    10%
  • Clerk
    10%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 994 immigration records available for the last name Deland. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Deland. For the veterans among your Deland ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Deland lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Deland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Deland in 1959 was 45, and 84 in 2004.

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