Niland Family History

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Niland Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Scandinavian Nyland. Irish: variant of Nealon. Probably an altered spelling of German or Dutch Nieland.

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


Similar surnames: Nieland, Hiland, Miland, Nilan, Piland, Nyland, Noland, Deland

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Niland Family Origin

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Niland Family Occupations

What did your Niland ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Niland. 8% of Niland men worked as a General Labourer and 45% of Niland women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Niland were Blind Person and Assembler Telephones

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    8%
  • Ripper Colly U Ground Heavy Wor
    4%
  • Artificial Silk Spinn
    2%
  • Blind Person
    2%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    45%
  • Housewife
    4%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    4%
  • Assembler Telephones
    2%

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

Niland Historical Records

What Niland family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Niland. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Niland 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 Niland. 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 Niland. For the veterans among your Niland ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Niland Life Expectancy

What is the average Niland lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Niland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Niland in 1954 was 49, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Niland

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Niland 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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