Outland Family History

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Outland Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized form of Dutch Uitland or German Ausland, bynames for a foreigner or stranger, from Middle High German uz ‘out’, ‘away’ + land- ‘country’.

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


Similar surnames: Outman, Umland, Unland, Courtland, Oatman, Nyland, Gutman, Ulland

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Outland Family Origin

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Outland Family Occupations

What did your Outland ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Butcher Shopman and Builders Secretary were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Outland. 50% of Outland men worked as a Butcher Shopman and 34% of Outland women worked as a Builders Secretary. Some less common occupations for Americans named Outland were General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Butcher Shopman
    50%
  • General Labourer
    50%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Builders Secretary
    34%
  • Housewife
    34%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    34%

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

Outland Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Outland. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Outland 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 234 immigration records available for the last name Outland. 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 Outland. For the veterans among your Outland ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Outland Life Expectancy

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Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Outland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Outland in 1947 was 47, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Outland

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