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

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

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  • Farmer

    10%
  • Blacksmith

    3%
  • Clay Labourer

    3%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    2%

In 1881, the most common Yelland occupation in the UK was Farmer. 10% of Yelland's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Yelland family was Agricultural Labourer. Farmer, Blacksmith and Clay Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Yelland.

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Yelland Historical Records

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Yelland Life Expectancy

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