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Nyland Name Meaning

Scandinavian, especially Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads or places named with ny ‘new’ + land ‘land’, ‘farm’. Americanized form of a common Dutch habitational name (Nieland, Nilant, Nijland(e)), denoting newly reclaimed land.

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

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Nyland Family Origin

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Nyland Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    31%
  • Farmer

    19%
  • Boot & Shoe Dealer

    4%
  • Butcher

    4%

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Boot & Shoe Dealer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nyland. A less common occupation for the Nyland family was Butcher. The most common Nyland occupation in the USA was Laborer. 31% of Nyland's were Laborers.

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Nyland Historical Records

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Nyland Life Expectancy

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