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Heiland Name Meaning

South German: from Middle High German heilant ‘savior’, ‘Christ’, presumably either a name given to someone who had played the part of Christ in a mystery play or an occupational name for a healer, from Middle High German heilen ‘to heal’, ‘save’.

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


Similar surnames: Eiland, Heitland, Heilmann, Weinland, Hyland, Deland, Hoyland

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Heiland Family Origin

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Heiland Family Occupations

What did your Heiland ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Heiland family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Heiland. The most common Heiland occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Heiland's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Carpenter

    9%
  • Keeping House

    7%

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Heiland Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Heiland Life Expectancy

What is the average Heiland lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Heiland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Heiland in 1956 was 57, and 55 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Heiland 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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