Meland Family History

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Meland Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads in southwestern Norway so named from Old Norse Meðalland ‘the mid land’.

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

Similar surnames: Ueland, Moland, Maland, Madland, Soland, Meling, Erland, Ryland

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Meland Family Origin

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Meland Family Occupations

What did your Meland ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Meland. 15% of Meland men worked as a Farmer and 13% of Meland women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Meland were Manager and Maid

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Carpenter
  • Manager

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Teacher
  • Bookkeeper
  • Maid

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

Meland Historical Records

What Meland family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Meland. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Meland 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Meland. 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 632 military records available for the last name Meland. For the veterans among your Meland ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Meland Life Expectancy

What is the average Meland lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Meland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Meland in 1945 was 28, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Meland

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Meland 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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