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Hegland Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads, notably in Agder and southwestern Norway, named Heggland in Old Norse, from heggr ‘bird cherry (tree)’ + land ‘land’.

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


Similar surnames: Helland, Heglund, Hetland, Haaland, Hoyland, Haugland, Erland

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Hegland Family Origin

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Hegland Family Occupations

What did your Hegland ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Hegland. The most common Hegland occupation in the USA was Farmer. 87% of Hegland's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hegland family was Shoemaker.

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  • Farmer

    87%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Shoemaker

    7%

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

Hegland Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hegland. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hegland 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Hegland. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Hegland. For the veterans among your Hegland ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hegland Life Expectancy

What is the average Hegland lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Hegland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Hegland in 1948 was 45, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hegland

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hegland 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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