Wantland Family History

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Wantland Name Meaning

Variant respelling of German Wendlan(t) (see Wendland).

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


Similar surnames: Wentland, Wendtland, Windland, Weyland, Wyland, Scantland, Altland

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Wantland Family Origin

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Wantland Family Occupations

What did your Wantland ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Wantland occupation in the USA was Farmer. 61% of Wantland's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wantland. A less common occupation for the Wantland family was Blacksmith.

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  • Farmer

    61%
  • Farming

    9%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Blacksmith

    3%

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

Wantland Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Wantland. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wantland 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Wantland. 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 Wantland. For the veterans among your Wantland ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wantland Life Expectancy

What is the average Wantland lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Wantland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Wantland in 1953 was 53, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wantland

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wantland 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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