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Voland Name Meaning

French: nickname from the present participle of Old French voler ‘to fly’, in the sense of ‘nimble’, ‘agile’. Americanized spelling of Norwegian Våland, a habitational name from any of four farmsteads so named in Agder and Rogaland, probably from Old Norse vá ‘bend’, ‘corner’ + land ‘land’, ‘farm’.

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

Similar surnames: Boland, Soland, Moland, Land, Ryland, Odland, Norland, Morland

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Where is the Voland family from?

You can see how Voland families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Voland family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1861 and 1920. The most Voland families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 25 Voland families living in Wisconsin. This was about 32% of all the recorded Voland's in USA. Wisconsin had the highest population of Voland families in 1880.
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What did your Voland ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Voland. 27% of Voland men worked as a Farmer and 37% of Voland women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Voland were Teacher and Machine Operator. .

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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
  • Laborer
  • Carpenter
  • Teacher

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
  • New Worker
  • Farm Laborer
  • Machine Operator
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Voland. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Voland 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 367 immigration records available for the last name Voland. 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 550 military records available for the last name Voland. For the veterans among your Voland ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Voland lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Voland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Voland in 1959 was 65, and 74 in 2004.

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