Ersland Family History

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Ersland Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from a farmstead in western Norway, so named from the personal name Eirik (see Erickson) + land ‘land’, ‘farm’.

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

Similar surnames: Erland, Bruland, Ryland, Osland, Berland, Erstad, England, Island

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Ersland Family Origin

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Ersland Family Occupations

What did your Ersland ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Ersland occupation in the USA was Farmer. 83% of Ersland's were Farmers. Farmer and Farming were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Ersland.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming


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

Ersland Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Ersland. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ersland 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 255 immigration records available for the last name Ersland. 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 236 military records available for the last name Ersland. For the veterans among your Ersland ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ersland Life Expectancy

What is the average Ersland lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Ersland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Ersland in 1963 was 84, and 59 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ersland

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ersland 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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