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Watland Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of eleven or so farmsteads in Agder and Vestlandet named Vatland, from Old Norse Vazland, a compound of vatn ‘water’, ‘lake’ + land ‘(piece of) land’.

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

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Watland Family Origin

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Watland Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    89%
  • Agricultural Dealer

    11%

In 1880, Farmer and Agricultural Dealer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Watland. The most common Watland occupation in the USA was Farmer. 89% of Watland's were Farmers.

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Watland Historical Records

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Watland Life Expectancy

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