Umland Family History

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Umland Name Meaning

North German: occupational name for a shipowner or mariner who traveled between the Dutch and the Baltic ports, skirting round Skagen in order to do so, Middle Low German umlandes(varer).

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

Similar surnames: Unland, Umlauf, Land, Eiland, Ulland, Ueland, Poland, Uhland, Ohland

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Umland Family Origin

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Umland Family Occupations

What did your Umland ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Umland family was Farming & Keeping House. The most common Umland occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Umland's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Druggist were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Umland.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Druggist

  • Farming & Keeping House


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

Umland Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Umland. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Umland 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 726 immigration records available for the last name Umland. 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 811 military records available for the last name Umland. For the veterans among your Umland ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Umland Life Expectancy

What is the average Umland lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Umland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Umland in 1962 was 44, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Umland

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Umland 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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