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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

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Leland Family Origin

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Leland Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    3%
  • Carpenter

    2%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Leland. 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.

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Leland Life Expectancy

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