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Wickland Name Meaning

German: from the personal name Wigland, composed of the elements wig ‘battle’, ‘war’ + land ‘land’. See also Wieland. Swedish: ornamental name composed of an uncertain first element, probably vik ‘bay’ + land ‘land’.

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

Similar surnames: Wieland, Wickman, Eckland, Wiklund, Kirkland, Ackland, Buckland

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Wickland Family Origin

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Wickland Family Occupations

What did your Wickland ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wickland family was Granite Stone Cutter. The most common Wickland occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Wickland's were Farmers. Farmer, Cabinet Maker and Engineer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wickland.

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  • Farmer

  • Cabinet Maker

  • Engineer

  • Granite Stone Cutter


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

Wickland Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Wickland. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wicklandcensus 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 855 immigration records available for the last name Wickland. 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 766 military records available for the last name Wickland. For the veterans among your Wickland ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wickland Life Expectancy

What is the average Wickland lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Wickland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Wickland in 1956 was 58, and 83 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wickland 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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