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Varland Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from either of two farmsteads in Rogaland named in Old Norse as Vǫrthuland a compound of vartha ‘beacon cairn’ + land ‘(piece of) land farmstead’.

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


Similar surnames: Marland, Darland, Harland, Garland, Watland, Voland, Calland, Madland

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Where is the Varland family from?

You can see how Varland families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Varland family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Varland families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 5 Varland families living in Illinois. This was about 83% of all the recorded Varland's in USA. Illinois had the highest population of Varland families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Varland surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Varland ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Varland. 28% of Varland men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Varland women worked as a Teacher. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    28%
  • Laborer
    17%
  • Salesman
    14%
  • Farm Operator
    11%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    100%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Varland. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Varland census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 195 immigration records available for the last name Varland. 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 Cards

There are 246 military records available for the last name Varland. For the veterans among your Varland ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Varland lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Varland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Varland in 1961 was 63, and 60 in 2004.

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