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Espeland Family History

Espeland Name Meaning
Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farms, notably in southwestern Norway, so named from Old Norse espi ‘aspen’ + land ‘land’.

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

18,166 Historical Documents with Espeland on Ancestry.com
4,689 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
615 Military Records
1,363 Immigration Records
2,211 Census and Voter Lists
9,288 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Espeland Families

  • Number of Espeland families
     10 - 18
     4 - 9
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Espeland families
     5 - 8
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Espeland last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Espeland census records

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Espeland Family Origin

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Espeland Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Espeland

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Espeland Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Espeland census records

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Military Service by Espeland

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