Medland Family History

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Medland Name Meaning

English (Devon and Cornwall): topographic name for someone who lived by the ‘meadow (Old English m?d) land (Old English land)’.

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


Similar surnames: Yelland, Mayland, Newland, Madland, Morland, Eland, Meland, Marland

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Medland Family Origin

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Medland Family Occupations

What did your Medland ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Butcher and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Medland. A less common occupation for the Medland family was Contractor And Builder. The most common Medland occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Medland's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Butcher

    10%
  • Carpenter

    10%
  • Contractor And Builder

    10%

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

Medland Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Medland. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Medland census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Medland

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Medland. 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 Medland. For the veterans among your Medland ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Medland Life Expectancy

What is the average Medland lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Medland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Medland in 1963 was 79, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Medland

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Medland 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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