Eastland Family History

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Eastland Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various minor places named in Old English as east land ‘the eastern estate’.

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

Similar surnames: Ashland, Hartland, Harland, Layland, Ackland, Mayland, Watland

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Eastland Family Origin

Where is the Eastland family from?

Eastland Family Occupations

What did your Eastland ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Eastland occupation in the UK was Farmer. 7% of Eastland's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Eastland family was Labourer. Farmer, Agricultural Labourer and Annuitant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Eastland.

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  • Farmer

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Annuitant

  • Labourer


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

Eastland Historical Records

What Eastland family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Eastland. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Eastland census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Eastland

Passenger List

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

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Eastland Life Expectancy

What is the average Eastland lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Eastland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Eastland in 1949 was 27, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Eastland

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Eastland 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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