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Bjelland Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of 24 farms in southwest Norway, named with Old Norse bær ‘farm’, ‘farmstead’ + land ‘land’.

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


Similar surnames: Belland, Berland, Selland, Felland, Breland, Helland, Clelland

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Bjelland Family Origin

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Bjelland Family Occupations

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In 1880, Farmer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Bjelland. The most common Bjelland occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Bjelland's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Laborer

    33%

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Bjelland Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Bjelland ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Bjelland Life Expectancy

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Between 1956 and 2004, Bjelland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Bjelland in 1956 was 49, and 81 in 2004.

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