Netherland Family History

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Netherland Name Meaning

Anglicized form of German Niederland, a topographic name for someone who lived in a low-lying area or an ethnic name for a Dutchman.

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


Similar surnames: Newland, Nethercott, Sauerland, Nieland, Haberland, Engelland

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Netherland Family Origin

Where is the Netherland family from?

Netherland Family Occupations

What did your Netherland ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Farm were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Netherland. The most common Netherland occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Netherland's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Netherland family was Keeps House.

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farm

    4%
  • Keeps House

    4%

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

Netherland Historical Records

What Netherland family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Netherland. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Netherland 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 Netherland

Passenger List

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

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Netherland Life Expectancy

What is the average Netherland lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Netherland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Netherland in 1955 was 55, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Netherland

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Netherland 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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