Eland Name Meaning

English: habitational name for someone from Little Eland in Northumberland, or Elland in West Yorkshire, or Ealand in Lincolnshire, all of which derived their names from Old English ealand ‘cultivated land by water or a river’. Dutch: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements adel ‘noble’ + land ‘land’.

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


Similar surnames: Land, Oland, Bland, Erland, Ryland, Sand, Ueland, Meland, Ewald, Hand

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Eland Family Origin

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Eland Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Dry Goods Clerk

    10%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Cattle Broker

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Eland family was Cattle Broker. Farmer, Dry Goods Clerk and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Eland. The most common Eland occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Eland's were Farmers.

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Eland Historical Records

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Eland Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1957 and 2004, Eland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Eland in 1957 was 56, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Eland

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