Freeland Family History

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Freeland Name Meaning

English: status name for someone who lived on a piece of land held without obligations of rent or service, from Old English freo ‘free’ + land ‘land’. Compare Frankland.

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

Similar surnames: Greenland, Ireland, Ryland, Eland, Rowland, Felland, Askeland

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Freeland Family Origin

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Freeland Family Occupations

What did your Freeland ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Freeland family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Freeland. The most common Freeland occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Freeland's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farming


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

Freeland Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 66,000 census records available for the last name Freeland. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Freeland 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Freeland. 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 12,000 military records available for the last name Freeland. For the veterans among your Freeland ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Freeland Life Expectancy

What is the average Freeland lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Freeland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Freeland in 1943 was 26, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Freeland

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Freeland 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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