Sweetland Family History

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Sweetland Name Meaning

English (Devon): habitational name from Sweetlands in Upottery, Devon, so named from Old English swete ‘sweet’, ‘pleasant’, ‘fertile’ + land ‘cultivated land’, ‘estate’, or possibly a topographic name with the same meaning.

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


Similar surnames: Weinland, Greenland, Watland, Hetland, Stensland, Eland, Scotland

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Sweetland Family Origin

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Sweetland Family Occupations

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  • Carpenter

    6%
  • General Lab

    4%
  • Thatcher

    4%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    3%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Sweetland family was Agricultural Labourer. Carpenter, General Lab and Thatcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sweetland. The most common Sweetland occupation in the UK was Carpenter. 6% of Sweetland's were Carpenters.

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Sweetland Historical Records

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Sweetland Life Expectancy

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