Markland Family History

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Markland Name Meaning

habitational name from a place in the parish of Wigan (now in Greater Manchester), so called from Old English mearc ‘boundary’ + lanu ‘lane’. topographic name for someone who lived by a stretch of border or boundary land (see Mark 2) or a status name for someone who held land with an annual value of one mark.

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


Similar surnames: Marland, Marsland, Morland, Ackland, Markman, Garland, Kirkland

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Markland Family Origin

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Markland Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    7%
  • Cotton Weaver

    5%
  • Farmer

    5%
  • Butcher

    3%

In 1881, the most common Markland occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 7% of Markland's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner, Cotton Weaver and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Markland. A less common occupation for the Markland family was Butcher.

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Markland Historical Records

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Markland Life Expectancy

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