Moreland Family History

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Moreland Name Meaning

Scottish and northern English: habitational name from any of various places, notably in the Borders region and in Kinross, named Moreland, from Old English mor ‘marsh’, ‘fen’, ‘moor’ + land ‘land’.

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

Similar surnames: Morland, Borland, Marsland, Copeland, Norland, Marland, Loveland

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Moreland Family Origin

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Moreland Family Occupations

What did your Moreland ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Moreland. 3% of Moreland men worked as a General Labourer and 55% of Moreland women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Moreland were Farm Labourer and Office Cleaner

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • All Round Farm Hand Carter Cowman Horseman Heavy Worke
  • Bank Clerk
  • Farm Labourer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Housewife
  • Private Means
  • Office Cleaner

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

Moreland Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 79,000 census records available for the last name Moreland. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Moreland 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Moreland. 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 15,000 military records available for the last name Moreland. For the veterans among your Moreland ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Moreland Life Expectancy

What is the average Moreland lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Moreland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Moreland in 1941 was 44, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Moreland

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Moreland 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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