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Leland Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: reduced form of McClellan or McLelland.

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


Similar surnames: Cleland, Clelland, Feland, Beland, Roland, Leard, Nyland, Reuland

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Leland Family Origin

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Leland Family Occupations

What did your Leland ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Leland occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Leland's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Leland family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Leland.

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    3%
  • Carpenter

    2%

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

Leland Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Leland ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Leland Life Expectancy

What is the average Leland lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, Leland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Leland in 1948 was 56, and 78 in 2004.

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United States

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Leland 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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