Worland Family History

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Worland Name Meaning

English (Cambridge): unexplained; perhaps a habitational name from a lost or unidentified place. There are two places in England called Warland, in Durham and West Yorkshire, but the distribution of the modern surname suggests that a different souce is most probably involved.

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

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

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Worland Family Origin

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Worland Family Occupations

What did your Worland ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Worland. The most common Worland occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Worland's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Worland family was Blacksmith.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Blacksmith


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

Worland Historical Records

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Census Record

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.

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Passenger List

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.

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Draft Card

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.

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Worland Life Expectancy

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

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Worland 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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