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Eiland Family History

Eiland Name Meaning
North German: topographic name for someone who lived on or owned property surrounded by water, from Middle High German eilant ‘island’.

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

65,586 Historical Documents with Eiland on Ancestry.com
9,424 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,838 Military Records
210 Immigration Records
5,602 Census and Voter Lists
47,512 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Eiland Families

  • Number of Eiland families
     34 - 66
     12 - 33
     1 - 11
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Eiland families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Eiland last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Eiland census records

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Eiland Family Origin

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Eiland Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Eiland

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Eiland Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Eiland census records

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Eiland Civil War Service Records

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