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Wayland Name Meaning

English: from a Germanic personal name, Welond. English: habitational name for someone from a place called Wayland Hundred in Norfolk. Perhaps an Americanized spelling of German Weiland.

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

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Wayland Family Origin

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Wayland Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Merchant

    2%

In 1880, the most common Wayland occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Wayland's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wayland. A less common occupation for the Wayland family was Merchant.

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Wayland Life Expectancy

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