Heiland Family History

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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

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Carpenter

    9%
  • Keeping House

    7%

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

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Heiland Historical Records

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Heiland Life Expectancy

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