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Nylander Name Meaning

Swedish: topographic or ornamental name meaning ‘dweller on new land’, from ny ‘new’ + land ‘land’ + -er. suffix denoting an inhabitant. Dutch: variant of Nyland, the suffix -er denoting an inhabitant.

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


Similar surnames: Rylander, Englander, Nyland, Oblander, Lander, Norlander, Sander

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Nylander Family Origin

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Nylander Family Occupations

What did your Nylander ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Nylander family was Domestic Servant. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nylander. The most common Nylander occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Nylander's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Carpenter

    10%
  • Domestic Servant

    10%

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

Nylander Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Nylander Life Expectancy

What is the average Nylander lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Nylander life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Nylander in 1954 was 39, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nylander

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nylander 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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