Marsland Family History

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Marsland Name Meaning

English (chiefly southern Lancashire): habitational name, probably from some place named as being a boggy place, from Old English mersc ‘marsh’ + land ‘land’. Alternatively, it may be a variant of Markland.

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

Similar surnames: Marland, Markland, Mayland, Moreland, Darland, Hartland, Harland

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Marsland Family Origin

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Marsland Family Occupations

What did your Marsland ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Marsland occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 4% of Marsland's were Coal Miners. A less common occupation for the Marsland family was Cotton Weaver. Coal Miner, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Marsland.

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  • Coal Miner

  • Farmer

  • Labourer

  • Cotton Weaver


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

Marsland Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 31,000 census records available for the last name Marsland. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Marsland 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Marsland. 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 Marsland. For the veterans among your Marsland ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Marsland Life Expectancy

What is the average Marsland lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Marsland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Marsland in 1944 was 24, and 94 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Marsland

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Marsland 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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