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Piland Name Meaning

Altered spelling of German Pieland (of Slavic origin), a nickname for someone with white hair or a pale complexion, ultimately from Slavic belu ‘white’.

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


Similar surnames: Pylant, Miland, Poland, Hiland, Niland, Pyland, Deland, Eiland, Plank

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Piland Family Origin

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Piland Family Occupations

What did your Piland ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Piland occupation in the USA was Farmer. 59% of Piland's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Piland family was Keeping House. Farmer, Farming and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Piland.

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  • Farmer

    59%
  • Farming

    10%
  • Blacksmith

    7%
  • Keeping House

    5%

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

Piland Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Piland. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Piland census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Piland

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Piland. 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 Piland. For the veterans among your Piland ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Piland Life Expectancy

What is the average Piland lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Piland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Piland in 1956 was 44, and 50 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Piland

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Piland 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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