Wendland Family History

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Wendland Name Meaning

German: regional name for someone from the area of northeastern Germany inhabited by the Wends (see Wendt).

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

Similar surnames: Weinland, Sandland, Woodland, Deland, Wentland, Windland, Wendlandt

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Wendland Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Wendland name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Wendland. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Norway


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Wendland Family Origin

Where is the Wendland family from?

Wendland Family Occupations

What did your Wendland ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Wendland occupation in the UK was Musician. 100% of Wendland's were Musicians.

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  • Musician


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

Wendland Historical Records

What Wendland family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Wendland. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wendland 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Wendland. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Wendland. For the veterans among your Wendland ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wendland Life Expectancy

What is the average Wendland lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Wendland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Wendland in 1958 was 58, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wendland

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wendland 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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