Windland Family History

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Windland Name Meaning

Variant of German Wendland, denoting an inhabitant of the Wendland district near Lüneburg, where Wendish continued to be spoken as late as the 18th century.

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


Similar surnames: Wendtland, Wentland, Wendlandt, Wantland, Wineland, Wendland, Miland

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Windland Family Origin

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Windland Family Occupations

What did your Windland ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Day Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Windland. A less common occupation for the Windland family was Farm Laborer. The most common Windland occupation in the USA was Farmer. 55% of Windland's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    55%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Day Laborer

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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

Windland Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Windland. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Windland 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Windland. 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 Windland. For the veterans among your Windland ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Windland Life Expectancy

What is the average Windland lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Windland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Windland in 1958 was 53, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Windland

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Windland 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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