Mayland Family History

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Mayland Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Mayland in Essex, possibly named in Old English as ‘land or estate (land) where mayweed (mægðe) grows’, or alternatively as ‘(place at) the island’, from Old English eg-land, with the initial M- derived from a preceding ð?m, dative case of the definite article.

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

Similar surnames: Marland, Layland, Madland, Marsland, Hoyland, Maland, Darland

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Mayland Family Origin

Where is the Mayland family from?

Mayland Family Occupations

What did your Mayland ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Mayland occupation in the UK was Annuitant. 11% of Mayland's were Annuitants. Annuitant, Bricklayers Laborer and Carpenter Joiner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mayland. A less common occupation for the Mayland family was Clerk (Ironfounders).

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  • Annuitant

  • Bricklayers Laborer

  • Carpenter Joiner

  • Clerk (Ironfounders)


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

Mayland Historical Records

What Mayland family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Mayland. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mayland 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 580 immigration records available for the last name Mayland. 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 529 military records available for the last name Mayland. For the veterans among your Mayland ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mayland Life Expectancy

What is the average Mayland lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Mayland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Mayland in 1964 was 59, and 63 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mayland

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mayland 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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