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Mayland Family History

Mayland Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire):: habitational name from any of the places so called in Essex and Durham. The Essex placename may derive from Old English mægthe ‘mayweed’ + land ‘land’ or from Old English ēg-land ‘island’ with initial m- carried over from a preceding thǣm (the dative case of the definite article). The Durham placename probably derives from the surname May + Middle English land ‘land’. There may have been some confusion with Malin . variant of Malin .

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


Similar surnames: Marland, Layland, Madland, Marsland, Hoyland, Maland, Darland

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Where is the Mayland family from?

You can see how Mayland families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mayland family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mayland families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 7 Mayland families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 64% of all the recorded Mayland's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Mayland families in 1840.
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What did your Mayland ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Mayland. 28% of Mayland men worked as a Farmer and 60% of Mayland women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mayland were Farm Laborer and Clerical. .

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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
    28%
  • Laborer
    15%
  • Salesman
    13%
  • Farm Laborer
    11%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    60%
  • Clerical
    40%
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Mayland. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mayland census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 580 immigration records available for the last name Mayland. 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 529 military records available for the last name Mayland. For the veterans among your Mayland ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mayland lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Mayland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Mayland in 1964 was 59, and 63 in 2004.

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