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Hyland Family History

Hyland Name Meaning
Scottish and English: topographic name for someone who lived on high ground or by land where hay was grown, from Middle English hegh, hie ‘high’ or heye ‘hay’ + land ‘land’.Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hAoileáin, a variant of Ó Faoláin (see Whelan).Swedish: possibly an ornamental name based on Greek hule ‘wood’ + land ‘land’.

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

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107,311 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
12,283 Military Records
16,239 Immigration Records
86,762 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Hyland Families

  • Number of Hyland families
     221 - 440
     74 - 220
     1 - 73
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Hyland families
     176 - 350
     59 - 175
     1 - 58
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Hyland families
     10 - 18
     4 - 9
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Hyland Family Origin

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Hyland Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Hyland

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Hyland Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Hyland Civil War Service Records

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