Espeland Family History

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Espeland Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farms, notably in southwestern Norway, so named from Old Norse espi ‘aspen’ + land ‘land’.

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

Similar surnames: Egeland, Askeland, Erland, Copeland, Ueland, Soland, Helgeland

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Espeland Family Origin

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Espeland Family Occupations

What did your Espeland ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Espeland occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Espeland's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer


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

Espeland Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Espeland. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Espeland 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Espeland. 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 621 military records available for the last name Espeland. For the veterans among your Espeland ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Espeland Life Expectancy

What is the average Espeland lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Espeland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Espeland in 1957 was 57, and 87 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Espeland 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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