Hiland Family History

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Hiland Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Hyland. Altered spelling of German Heiland.

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

Similar surnames: Niland, Miland, Piland, Highland, Hoiland, Deland, Wiand, Ruland

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Hiland Family Origin

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Hiland Family Occupations

What did your Hiland ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hiland family was Carpenter. The most common Hiland occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Hiland's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hiland.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter


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

Hiland Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Hiland. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hiland 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 693 immigration records available for the last name Hiland. 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 Hiland. For the veterans among your Hiland ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hiland Life Expectancy

What is the average Hiland lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Hiland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Hiland in 1952 was 79, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hiland

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hiland 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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