Hoyland Family History

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Hoyland Name Meaning

English (South Yorkshire): habitational name from any of various places in South Yorkshire named with Old English hoh ‘hill spur’ + land ‘(cultivated) land’. English: variant of Holland 1. Norwegian: habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads, notably in southwestern Norway, named in Old Norse as Heyland, from hey ‘hay’ + land ‘(piece of) land’.

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

Similar surnames: Holland, Hovland, Boyland, Hyland, Norland, Ryland, Boland, Haaland

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Hoyland Family Origin

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Hoyland Family Occupations

What did your Hoyland ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Hoyland family was Annuitant. The most common Hoyland occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 14% of Hoyland's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner, Farmer and Joiner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hoyland.

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  • Coal Miner

  • Farmer

  • Joiner

  • Annuitant


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

Hoyland Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 32,000 census records available for the last name Hoyland. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hoyland 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Hoyland. 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 Hoyland. For the veterans among your Hoyland ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hoyland Life Expectancy

What is the average Hoyland lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Hoyland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Hoyland in 1954 was 46, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hoyland

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