Lofland Family History

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Lofland Name Meaning

Altered spelling of Norwegian Løvland or Lauvland, habitational names from any of several farmsteads so named from lauv ‘leaf’ + land ‘land’ (probably referring to a place where deciduous trees grew).

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

Similar surnames: Voland, Loveland, Hofland, Dowland, Osland, Hovland, Boland, Odland

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Lofland Family Origin

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Lofland Family Occupations

What did your Lofland ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Lofland family was Keeping House. Farmer, Farming and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lofland. The most common Lofland occupation in the USA was Farmer. 53% of Lofland's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Farm Laborer

  • Keeping House


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

Lofland Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Lofland Life Expectancy

What is the average Lofland lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Lofland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Lofland in 1954 was 55, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lofland

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lofland 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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