History of your Surname
Get access to Worland family records.Start a free trial

Worland Family History

Worland Name Meaning

English (Cambridge): of Norman origin possibly a metathesised variant of Walrond (see Waldron ).

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


Similar surnames: Norland, Morland, Borland, Dorland, Harland, Forland, Garland

Search for a relative to learn more about your family history.

Hint: Try searching for a relative alive in 1940.

Black & white image of a young woman scientist

Where is the Worland family from?

You can see how Worland families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Worland family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Worland families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 6 Worland families living in Indiana. This was about 50% of all the recorded Worland's in USA. Indiana had the highest population of Worland families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Worland surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Worland ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Worland. 32% of Worland men worked as a Farmer and 19% of Worland women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Worland were Carpenter and Stenographer. .

View Census Data for Worland | Data not to scale

*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
    32%
  • Laborer
    17%
  • Truck Driver
    8%
  • Carpenter
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    19%
  • Seamstress
    12%
  • Laborer
    12%
  • Stenographer
    12%
Black & white image of two construction labourers

What Worland family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Worland. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Worland census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search US census records for Worland

Passenger Lists

There are 494 immigration records available for the last name Worland. 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.

View all Worland immigration records

Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Worland. For the veterans among your Worland ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Worland military records

You've only scratched the surface of Worland family history

Discover More

What is the average Worland lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Worland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Worland in 1951 was 54, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Worland

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in the Worland family tree

Explore Your Tree
Search for another surname
Start a 14-Day Free Trial