Egeland Family History

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Egeland Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of various farms in southwestern Norway named Eikeland, from eiki ‘oak’, ‘oak grove’ + land ‘land’.

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

Similar surnames: Espeland, Hegland, Breland, Erland, Meland, Ersland, Eckland, England

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Egeland Family Origin

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Egeland Family Occupations

What did your Egeland ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Works In Factory were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Egeland. The most common Egeland occupation in the USA was Farmer. 75% of Egeland's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Works In Factory


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

Egeland Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Egeland. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Egeland 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Egeland. 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 607 military records available for the last name Egeland. For the veterans among your Egeland ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Egeland Life Expectancy

What is the average Egeland lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Egeland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Egeland in 1961 was 60, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Egeland

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Egeland 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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