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Grantland Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Grantland in Poughill, Devon, possibly so named from an Old English personal name Granta + Old English land ‘cultivated land’, ‘estate’.

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


Similar surnames: Garland, Ringland, Grantham, Ackland, Bratland, Hartland, Ragland

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Grantland Family Origin

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Grantland Family Occupations

What did your Grantland ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Grantland. A less common occupation for the Grantland family was Merchant. The most common Grantland occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Grantland's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%
  • Merchant

    7%

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

Grantland Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Grantland. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Grantland 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Grantland. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Grantland. For the veterans among your Grantland ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Grantland Life Expectancy

What is the average Grantland lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Grantland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Grantland in 1957 was 49, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Grantland

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Grantland 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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