Folland Family History

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Folland Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from a farmstead in Nordmøre, named from Old Norse forland ‘coastal plain below high mountains’. German: variant spelling Volland.

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

Similar surnames: Felland, Bolland, Holland, Forland, Opland, Morland, Froiland

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Folland Family Origin

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Folland Family Occupations

What did your Folland ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Folland family was Laborer. Farmer, Works In Woolen Mill and Chair Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Folland. The most common Folland occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Folland's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Works In Woolen Mill

  • Chair Maker

  • Laborer


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

Folland Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Folland. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Folland 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Folland. 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 779 military records available for the last name Folland. For the veterans among your Folland ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Folland Life Expectancy

What is the average Folland lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Folland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Folland in 1963 was 81, and 83 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Folland 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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