Ackland Family History

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Ackland Name Meaning

habitational name from Acland Barton in Landkey, Devon, named with the Old English personal name Acca + Old English lanu ‘lane’. habitational name from a minor place named from Old English ac ‘oak’ + land ‘land’. One such was in Oxfordshire.

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

Similar surnames: Ashland, Eckland, Markland, Buckland, Lackland, Rowland, Acklin

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Ackland Family Origin

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Ackland Family Occupations

What did your Ackland ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ackland. The most common Ackland occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 4% of Ackland's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Ackland family was Cabinet Maker.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Labourer

  • Carpenter

  • Cabinet Maker


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Ackland Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 26,000 census records available for the last name Ackland. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ackland 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Ackland. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, 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 Ackland. For the veterans among your Ackland ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ackland Life Expectancy

What is the average Ackland lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Ackland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Ackland in 1956 was 42, and 82 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ackland 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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