Cleland Family History

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Cleland Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: reduced form of McClelland. Belgian: habitational name from Cleilant in East Flanders or Cleylande in West Flanders.

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


Similar surnames: Clelland, Leland, Calland, Nieland, Ireland, Copeland, Eland, Breland

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Cleland Family Origin

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Cleland Family Occupations

What did your Cleland ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Cleland family was Iron Moulder. Coal Miner , Labourer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cleland. The most common Cleland occupation in the UK was Coal Miner . 6% of Cleland's were Coal Miner s.

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  • Coal Miner

    6%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Farmer

    2%
  • Iron Moulder

    2%

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

Cleland Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Cleland. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cleland 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Cleland. 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 Cleland. For the veterans among your Cleland ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cleland Life Expectancy

What is the average Cleland lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Cleland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Cleland in 1941 was 29, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cleland

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cleland 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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