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Nyland Name Meaning

Scandinavian, especially Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads or places named with ny ‘new’ + land ‘land’, ‘farm’. Americanized form of a common Dutch habitational name (Nieland, Nilant, Nijland(e)), denoting newly reclaimed land.

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


Similar surnames: Ryland, Nylund, Hyland, Byland, Neeland, Land, Norland, Voland

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Nyland Family Origin

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Nyland Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    21%
  • General Laborer

    14%
  • Contractors Labourer (Und)

    7%
  • Dock Labourer

    7%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Nyland family was Dock Labourer. Labourer, General Laborer and Contractors Labourer (Und) were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nyland. The most common Nyland occupation in the UK was Labourer. 21% of Nyland's were Labourers.

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Nyland Historical Records

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Nyland Life Expectancy

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