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Hyland Name Meaning

Scottish and English: topographic name for someone who lived on high ground or by land where hay was grown, from Middle English hegh, hie ‘high’ or heye ‘hay’ + land ‘land’. Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hAoileáin, a variant of Ó Faoláin (see Whelan). Swedish: possibly an ornamental name based on Greek hule ‘wood’ + land ‘land’.

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


Similar surnames: Ryland, Hoyland, Byland, Land, Nyland, Oland, Erland, Harland, Eland

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Hyland Family Origin

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Hyland Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    8%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Paper Maker

    2%
  • Laborer

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Hyland family was Laborer. The most common Hyland occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 8% of Hyland's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Paper Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hyland.

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Hyland Historical Records

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Hyland Life Expectancy

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