Southerland Family History

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Southerland Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of Sutherland.

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


Similar surnames: Sutherland, Sutherlin, Bourland, Loughead, Sunderland, Souther

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Southerland Family Origin

Where is the Southerland family from?

Southerland Family Occupations

What did your Southerland ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Southerland occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 11% of Southerland's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Fisherman and Ag Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Southerland. A less common occupation for the Southerland family was Cartman.

View Census data for Southerland | Data not to scale

  • Agricultural Labourer

    11%
  • Fisherman

    11%
  • Ag Labourer

    6%
  • Cartman

    6%

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

Southerland Historical Records

What Southerland family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Southerland. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Southerland 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 Southerland

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Southerland. 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 Southerland. For the veterans among your Southerland ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Southerland Life Expectancy

What is the average Southerland lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Southerland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Southerland in 1943 was 48, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Southerland

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Southerland 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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