Yelland Family History

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Yelland Name Meaning

English (Devon and Cornwall): habitational name from any of several places named Yelland, as for example near Bideford, Devon, from Old English eald ‘old’ + land ‘land’.

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


Similar surnames: Helland, Selland, Felland, Belland, Medland, Newland, Calland

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Yelland Family Origin

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Yelland Family Occupations

What did your Yelland ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Farmer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Yelland. 11% of Yelland men worked as a Farmer and 77% of Yelland women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Yelland were Carpenter and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Farmer
    11%
  • General Labourer
    8%
  • Colliery Hewer
    6%
  • Carpenter
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    77%
  • Housewife
    4%
  • Incapacitated
    3%
  • Housekeeper
    2%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Yelland Historical Records

What Yelland family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Yelland. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Yelland 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Yelland. 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 Yelland. For the veterans among your Yelland ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Yelland Life Expectancy

What is the average Yelland lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Yelland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Yelland in 1955 was 28, and 62 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Yelland

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Yelland 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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