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Norland Name Meaning

English: topographic name from Middle English north ‘north’ + land ‘land’, or a habitational name from Norland in West Yorkshire, named with Old English norð ‘north’ + land ‘land’, ‘estate’, ‘district’, ‘part of a settlement’. Norwegian: habitational name from a farmstead so named, from Old Norse nord ‘north’ + land ‘land’, ‘farmstead’.

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


Similar surnames: Morland, Nordland, Borland, Nodland, Forland, Harland, Rowland

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Norland Family Origin

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Norland Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    56%
  • Laborer

    22%
  • Brick Mason

    11%
  • Carpenter

    11%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Brick Mason were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Norland. A less common occupation for the Norland family was Carpenter. The most common Norland occupation in the USA was Farmer. 56% of Norland's were Farmers.

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Norland Historical Records

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Norland Life Expectancy

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