Morthland Family History

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Morthland Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name of uncertain origin. Black tentatively derives it from a place called Merchland, near Eglinton, now lost.

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


Similar surnames: Morland, Maitland, Worland, Houghland, Moreland, Borland, Markland

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Morthland Family Origin

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Morthland Family Occupations

What did your Morthland ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Morthland occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Morthland's were Farmers. Farmer, Dress Maker and Housekeeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Morthland. A less common occupation for the Morthland family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Dress Maker

    9%
  • Housekeeper

    9%
  • Keeping House

    9%

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

Morthland Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Morthland Life Expectancy

What is the average Morthland lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Morthland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Morthland in 1953 was 57, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Morthland

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Morthland 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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