Layland Family History

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Layland Name Meaning

English (chiefly Lancashire): habitational name from Leyland in Lancashire (recorded in Domesday Book as Lailand), or from Laylands in Yorkshire; both are named from Old English l?ge ‘untilled ground’ + land ‘land’, ‘estate’. In some cases the name may be topographical.

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


Similar surnames: Mayland, Marland, Wayland, Hoyland, Harland, Ryland, Darland, Calland

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Layland Family Origin

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Layland Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Farming

    13%
  • Cook In Hotel

    6%
  • Glass Worker

    6%

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Cook In Hotel were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Layland. The most common Layland occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Layland's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Layland family was Glass Worker.

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Layland Historical Records

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Layland Life Expectancy

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