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Moland Family History

Moland Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads named from Old Norse mór ‘plain moor heath’ + land ‘(piece of) land farmstead’.

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


Similar surnames: Maland, Voland, Meland, Soland, Morland, Boland, Hoyland, Hovland

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Where is the Moland family from?

You can see how Moland families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Moland family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Moland families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 3 Moland families living in Ohio. This was about 30% of all the recorded Moland's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Moland families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Moland surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Moland ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Moland. 42% of Moland men worked as a Farmer and 25% of Moland women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Moland were Salesman and Cook. .

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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
    42%
  • Laborer
    30%
  • Carpenter
    6%
  • Salesman
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    25%
  • Farmer
    13%
  • Maid
    13%
  • Cook
    13%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Moland. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Moland 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Moland. 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 611 military records available for the last name Moland. For the veterans among your Moland ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Moland lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Moland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Moland in 1963 was 72, and 72 in 2004.

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