Bourland Family History

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Bourland Name Meaning

Scottish: variant spelling of Borland.

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


Similar surnames: Morland, Boland, Borland, Coupland, Bolland, Bowland, Hoiland

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Bourland Family Origin

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Bourland Family Occupations

What did your Bourland ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Bourland. 21% of Bourland men worked as a Farmer and 16% of Bourland women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bourland were Farming and Saleslady

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    21%
  • Laborer
    18%
  • Salesman
    11%
  • Farming
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    16%
  • Maid
    12%
  • Housewife
    9%
  • Saleslady
    7%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Bourland Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Bourland. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bourland 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 648 immigration records available for the last name Bourland. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Bourland. For the veterans among your Bourland ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bourland Life Expectancy

What is the average Bourland lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Bourland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Bourland in 1943 was 27, and 77 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bourland 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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