Eiland Family History

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Eiland Name Meaning

North German: topographic name for someone who lived on or owned property surrounded by water, from Middle High German eilant ‘island’.

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


Similar surnames: Heiland, Land, Eland, Poland, Umland, Piland, Miland, Ohland, Deland

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Eiland Family Origin

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Eiland Family Occupations

What did your Eiland ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Eiland. 23% of Eiland men worked as a Farmer and 11% of Eiland women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Eiland were Farming and Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    23%
  • Laborer
    15%
  • Salesman
    3%
  • Farming
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    11%
  • Cook
    9%
  • Housekeeper
    9%
  • Teacher
    5%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Eiland Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Eiland. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Eiland 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 263 immigration records available for the last name Eiland. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Eiland. For the veterans among your Eiland ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Eiland Life Expectancy

What is the average Eiland lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Eiland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Eiland in 1943 was 52, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Eiland

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