Headland Family History

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Headland Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived by a headland, Middle English hevedland.

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

Similar surnames: Beanland, Medland, Headman, Harland, Heiland, Heitland, Eland

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Headland Family Origin

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Headland Family Occupations

What did your Headland ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Headland. A less common occupation for the Headland family was Fr F Gardener. The most common Headland occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Headland's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Tailor

  • Fr F Gardener


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

Headland Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Headland. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Headland 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 970 immigration records available for the last name Headland. 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 Headland. For the veterans among your Headland ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Headland Life Expectancy

What is the average Headland lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Headland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Headland in 1963 was 87, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Headland

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Headland 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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