Frankland Family History

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Frankland Name Meaning

English: status name for someone who lived on a piece of land held without obligations of rent or service, from Anglo-Norman French frank ‘free’ (see Frank 2) + Middle English land ‘land’. Compare Freeland.

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

Similar surnames: Freeland, Franklin, Oakland, Stanaland, Markland, Grantland, Ragland

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Frankland Family Origin

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Frankland Family Occupations

What did your Frankland ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Frankland occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Frankland's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Farm Hand were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Frankland. A less common occupation for the Frankland family was Plasterer.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Farm Hand

  • Plasterer


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

Frankland Historical Records

What Frankland family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 50,000 census records available for the last name Frankland. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Frankland 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Frankland. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Frankland. For the veterans among your Frankland ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Frankland Life Expectancy

What is the average Frankland lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Frankland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Frankland in 1961 was 54, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Frankland

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Frankland 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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