Heiland Family History

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Heiland Name Meaning

South German: from Middle High German heilant ‘savior’, ‘Christ’, presumably either a name given to someone who had played the part of Christ in a mystery play or an occupational name for a healer, from Middle High German heilen ‘to heal’, ‘save’.

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

Similar surnames: Eiland, Heitland, Heilmann, Weinland, Hyland, Deland, Hoyland

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Heiland Family Origin

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Heiland Family Occupations

What did your Heiland ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Paid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the UK named Heiland. 50% of Heiland women worked as a Paid Domestic Duties

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Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Paid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

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

Heiland Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Heiland. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Heiland 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 991 immigration records available for the last name Heiland. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Heiland. For the veterans among your Heiland ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Heiland Life Expectancy

What is the average Heiland lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Heiland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Heiland in 1956 was 57, and 55 in 2004.

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