Oland Family History

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Oland Name Meaning

Swedish (also Öland): possibly an ornamental name composed of the elements ö ‘island’ + land ‘land’ or possibly a habitational name taken from the name of an island, Öland.

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

Similar surnames: Ohland, Land, Eland, Boland, Osland, Olan, Okland, Noland, Ryland

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Oland Family Origin

Where is the Oland family from?

Oland Family Occupations

What did your Oland ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Oland occupation in the UK was Farmer. 14% of Oland's were Farmers. Farmer, 8/- Stable Lab and Ag La S Ranks In Hill Army Reserves As Private were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Oland. A less common occupation for the Oland family was Agricultural Labourer.

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  • Farmer

  • 8/- Stable Lab

  • Ag La S Ranks In Hill Army Reserves As Private

  • Agricultural Labourer


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

Oland Historical Records

What Oland family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Oland. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Oland census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Oland

Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Oland. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Oland. For the veterans among your Oland ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Oland Life Expectancy

What is the average Oland lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Oland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Oland in 1954 was 55, and 92 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Oland

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Oland 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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