Byland Family History

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Byland Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Byland in North Yorkshire. Swedish: ornamental name from a compound of Old Norse býr ‘farm’ + land ‘land’.

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

Similar surnames: Ryland, Boland, Bylund, Hyland, Boyland, Nyland, Erland, Bland, Land

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Byland Family Origin

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Byland Family Occupations

What did your Byland ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Byland family was Builder. Farmer, Carpenter and Bookkeeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Byland. The most common Byland occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Byland's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Bookkeeper

  • Builder


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Byland ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Byland Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Byland. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Byland census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 715 immigration records available for the last name Byland. 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 Card

There are 845 military records available for the last name Byland. For the veterans among your Byland ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Byland Life Expectancy

What is the average Byland lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Byland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Byland in 1955 was 72, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Byland

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Byland ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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