Orland Family History

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Orland Name Meaning

Dutch: metathesized variant of the personal name Roland. Compare Italian Orlando. Jewish (from Ukraine): unexplained.

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

Similar surnames: Orlando, Morland, Ohland, Dorland, Orlandi, Worland, Orban, Rowland

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Orland Family Origin

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Orland Family Occupations

What did your Orland ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Agricul Labourer, Agricultural Labourer and Bricklayer & Ringer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Orland. The most common Orland occupation in the UK was Agricul Labourer. 21% of Orland's were Agricul Labourers. A less common occupation for the Orland family was Builder Out Of Work.

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  • Agricul Labourer

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Bricklayer & Ringer

  • Builder Out Of Work


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

Orland Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Orland. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Orland 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 766 immigration records available for the last name Orland. 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 428 military records available for the last name Orland. For the veterans among your Orland ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Orland Life Expectancy

What is the average Orland lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Orland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Orland in 1962 was 76, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Orland

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Orland 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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