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Hyland Name Meaning

Scottish and English: topographic name for someone who lived on high ground or by land where hay was grown, from Middle English hegh, hie ‘high’ or heye ‘hay’ + land ‘land’. Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hAoileáin, a variant of Ó Faoláin (see Whelan). Swedish: possibly an ornamental name based on Greek hule ‘wood’ + land ‘land’.

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


Similar surnames: Ryland, Hoyland, Byland, Land, Nyland, Oland, Erland, Harland, Eland

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Hyland Family Origin

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Hyland Family Occupations

What did your Hyland ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hyland. A less common occupation for the Hyland family was Keeps House. The most common Hyland occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Hyland's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Keeps House

    3%

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

Hyland Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Hyland Life Expectancy

What is the average Hyland lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Hyland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Hyland in 1946 was 55, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hyland

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hyland 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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