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Maland Family History

Maland Name Meaning

Norwegian (Måland): habitational name from a farm name composed of Old Norse mór ‘moor heath’ + land ‘(piece of) land farmstead’. Americanized form of Norwegian Mæland (see Meland ). English (Staffordshire): variant of Mayland .

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


Similar surnames: Moland, Madland, Meland, Marland, Mayland, Erland, Soland, Odland

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Where is the Maland family from?

You can see how Maland families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Maland family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Maland families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Maland family living in Indiana. This was about 50% of all the recorded Maland's in USA. Indiana and 1 other state had the highest population of Maland families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Maland surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Maland ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Maland. 34% of Maland men worked as a Farmer and 31% of Maland women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Maland were Carpenter and Housewife. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    34%
  • Laborer
    14%
  • Farm Laborer
    9%
  • Carpenter
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    31%
  • Maid
    31%
  • Housekeeper
    24%
  • Housewife
    16%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Maland. 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 Cards

There are 330 military records available for the last name Maland. For the veterans among your Maland ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Maland lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Maland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Maland in 1962 was 66, and 88 in 2004.

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