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Hovland Family History

Hovland Name Meaning
Norwegian: habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads, named in Old Norse as Hofland, from hof ‘pagan temple’, ‘place of worship’ + land ‘(piece of) land’.

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

51,457 Historical Documents with Hovland on Ancestry.com
13,536 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,031 Military Records
2,623 Immigration Records
5,507 Census and Voter Lists
28,760 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Hovland Families

  • Number of Hovland families
     36 - 70
     13 - 35
     1 - 12
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Hovland families
     3 - 2
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Hovland families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Hovland census records

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Hovland Family Origin

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Hovland Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Hovland

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Hovland Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Hovland census records

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Hovland Civil War Service Records

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