Outland Family History

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Outland Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized form of Dutch Uitland or German Ausland, bynames for a foreigner or stranger, from Middle High German uz ‘out’, ‘away’ + land- ‘country’.

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

Similar surnames: Outman, Umland, Unland, Courtland, Oatman, Nyland, Gutman, Ulland

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Outland Family Origin

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Outland Family Occupations

What did your Outland ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Outland occupation in the USA was Farmer. 64% of Outland's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Outland. A less common occupation for the Outland family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Farming


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

Outland Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Outland. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Outland 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 234 immigration records available for the last name Outland. 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 Outland. For the veterans among your Outland ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Outland Life Expectancy

What is the average Outland lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Outland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Outland in 1947 was 47, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Outland

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Outland 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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