Odland Family History

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Odland Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads in Rogaland and Hordaland named Odland, from Old Norse Árland, a compound of á ‘small river’ (or another first element of uncertain origin) + land ‘land’, ‘farm’.

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

Similar surnames: Osland, Okland, Opland, Nodland, Ohland, Land, Nyland, Island

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Odland Family Origin

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Odland Family Occupations

What did your Odland ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Odland. 46% of Odland men worked as a Farmer and 29% of Odland women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Odland were Carpenter and Maid

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Teacher
  • Clerk
  • Maid

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

Odland Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Odland. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Odland 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Odland. 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 344 military records available for the last name Odland. For the veterans among your Odland ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Odland Life Expectancy

What is the average Odland lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Odland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1959. The average life expectancy for Odland in 1959 was 100, and 75 in 2004.

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