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Highlander Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Heilander, probably a topographic name composed of Middle High German höu ‘hay’ + land ‘land’ + the agent suffix -er.

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

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Highlander Family Origin

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Highlander Family Occupations

What did your Highlander ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Farming

    12%
  • Blacksmith

    6%
  • Farm Hand

    6%

In 1880, the most common Highlander occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Highlander's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Highlander family was Farm Hand. Farmer, Farming and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Highlander.

Source: Census data for Highlander | Data not to scale

Highlander Historical Records

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Highlander Life Expectancy

What is the average Highlander lifespan?

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Famous Highlander Family

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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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