Okland Family History

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Okland Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of about 10 farmsteads named Økland or Aukland, from a first element related to auka ‘increase’ + land ‘land’, i.e. a farm where the land under cultivation has been increased.

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


Similar surnames: Odland, Osland, Opland, Ohland, Oland, Ryland, Nyland, Borland, Land

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Okland Family Origin

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Okland Family Occupations

What did your Okland ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Okland. 56% of Okland men worked as a Farmer and 30% of Okland women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Okland were Farm Hand and House Work

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    56%
  • Laborer
    34%
  • Farm Hand
    12%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Waitress
    30%
  • Teacher
    30%
  • Stenographer
    20%
  • House Work
    20%

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

Okland Historical Records

What Okland family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Okland. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Okland 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 Okland. 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 343 military records available for the last name Okland. For the veterans among your Okland ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Okland Life Expectancy

What is the average Okland lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Okland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Okland in 1962 was 56, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Okland

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Okland 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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