Farland Family History

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Farland Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: reduced form of McFarland.

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


Similar surnames: Carland, Farling, Harlan, Farrand, Carlan, Harland, Mcfarland

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Farland Family Origin

Where is the Farland family from?

Farland Family Occupations

What did your Farland ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Farland. A less common occupation for the Farland family was Blacksmith. The most common Farland occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Farland's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    18%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Blacksmith

    5%

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

Farland Historical Records

What Farland family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Farland. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Farland census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Farland

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Farland. 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 Farland. For the veterans among your Farland ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Farland Life Expectancy

What is the average Farland lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Farland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Farland in 1954 was 41, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Farland

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Farland 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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