Unland Family History

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Unland Name Meaning

North German (Westphalia): topographic name for someone living in or farming an area of infertile land, from Middle Low German unland ‘wasteland’.

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

Similar surnames: Umland, Land, Ulland, Poland, Deland, Ohland, Ryland, Ueland, Uhland

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Unland Family Origin

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Unland Family Occupations

What did your Unland ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Brick Yard Worker and Cigar Manufacturer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Unland. The most common Unland occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Unland's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Unland family was Engineer.

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  • Farmer

  • Brick Yard Worker

  • Cigar Manufacturer

  • Engineer


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

Unland Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Unland. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Unland 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 249 immigration records available for the last name Unland. 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 335 military records available for the last name Unland. For the veterans among your Unland ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Unland Life Expectancy

What is the average Unland lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Unland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Unland in 1958 was 49, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Unland

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Unland 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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