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Forland Name Meaning

English: apparently a habitational name from North or South Foreland in Kent, both named in Old English as ‘promontory’ (fore + land).

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


Similar surnames: Norland, Borland, Morland, Hoyland, Harland, Folland, Moreland

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Forland Family Origin

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Forland Family Occupations

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  • Clerk In Store

    33%
  • Farmer

    33%
  • Placer Miner

    33%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Forland family was Placer Miner. The most common Forland occupation in the USA was Clerk In Store. 33% of Forland's were Clerk In Stores. Clerk In Store and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Forland.

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Forland Historical Records

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Forland Life Expectancy

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