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Hiland Name Meaning

Variant of Hyland . Altered form of German Heiland .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Niland, Miland, Piland, Highland, Hoiland, Deland, Wiand, Ruland

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Where is the Hiland family from?

You can see how Hiland families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hiland family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hiland families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 6 Hiland families living in New York. This was about 24% of all the recorded Hiland's in USA. New York had the highest population of Hiland families in 1840.
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What did your Hiland ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Hiland. 31% of Hiland men worked as a Farmer and 24% of Hiland women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hiland were Mechanic and Clerk. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Mechanic

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
  • Housekeeper
  • Maid
  • Clerk
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Census Records

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Hiland. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hiland census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 693 immigration records available for the last name Hiland. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Hiland. For the veterans among your Hiland ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hiland lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Hiland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Hiland in 1952 was 79, and 70 in 2004.

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