Erland Family History

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Erland Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from a farm in southwestern Norway so named, from Old Norse elri ‘alder’ + land ‘land’, ‘farm’. Swedish: probably an ornamental name or possibly a shortened form of the patronymic Erlandsson (see Erlandson).

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

Similar surnames: Berland, Ersland, Ryland, Soland, Eland, Norland, Odland, Nyland

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Erland Family Origin

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Erland Family Occupations

What did your Erland ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the UK named Erland. 78% of Erland women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unemployed Dressmaker

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

Erland Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Erland. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Erland 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Erland. 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 286 military records available for the last name Erland. For the veterans among your Erland ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Erland Life Expectancy

What is the average Erland lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2003, in the United States, Erland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Erland in 1962 was 72, and 89 in 2003.

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