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Friedland Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name from any of various places bearing this name, for example in the former German territories of Prussia, Upper Silesia, and Bohemia. As a Jewish name, it is in many cases an ornamental name from the German elements Friede ‘peace’ and Land ‘land’.

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


Similar surnames: Friedlander, Frieling, Rieland, Wieland, Nieland, Fredman, Friedmann

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Friedland Family Origin

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Friedland Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    13%
  • Brick Maker

    7%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Catholic Priest

    7%

In 1880, Laborer, Brick Maker and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Friedland. A less common occupation for the Friedland family was Catholic Priest. The most common Friedland occupation in the USA was Laborer. 13% of Friedland's were Laborers.

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Friedland Historical Records

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Friedland Life Expectancy

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