Hetland Family History

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Hetland Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads, mostly in Rogaland, so named from Old Norse Hesliland, a compound of hesli ‘place where hazel grows’ + land ‘land’.

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


Similar surnames: Helland, Hegland, Netland, Watland, Ritland, Selland, Meland, Haaland

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Hetland Family Origin

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Hetland Family Occupations

What did your Hetland ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hetland. A less common occupation for the Hetland family was Works In Rolling Mill. The most common Hetland occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Hetland's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Works In Rolling Mill

    8%

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

Hetland Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Hetland Life Expectancy

What is the average Hetland lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Hetland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Hetland in 1956 was 44, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hetland

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hetland 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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