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Wayland Name Meaning

English: from a Germanic personal name, Welond. English: habitational name for someone from a place called Wayland Hundred in Norfolk. Perhaps an Americanized spelling of German Weiland.

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


Similar surnames: Layland, Mayland, Boyland, Garland, Ragland, Ryland, Worland, Marland

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Wayland Family Origin

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Wayland Family Occupations

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  • Butcher

    4%
  • Gen Labourer

    4%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Silk Printer

    4%

In 1881, Butcher, Gen Labourer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wayland. A less common occupation for the Wayland family was Silk Printer. The most common Wayland occupation in the UK was Butcher. 4% of Wayland's were Butchers.

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Wayland Historical Records

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Wayland Life Expectancy

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