Nyland Family History

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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

What did your Nyland 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 Nyland. 8% of Nyland men worked as a General Labourer and 43% of Nyland women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Nyland were Blacksmith Striker Callender Cable Co and Clear Winder Cotton Worker

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    8%
  • Elec Engineer Heavy Work
    4%
  • Bell Porster Retired
    2%
  • Blacksmith Striker Callender Cable Co
    2%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    43%
  • Cotton Fly Frame Tenter
    4%
  • Bar Assistant unpaid Domestic Duties
    2%
  • Clear Winder Cotton Worker
    2%

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

Nyland Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Nyland. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nyland 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Nyland. 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 Nyland. For the veterans among your Nyland ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nyland Life Expectancy

What is the average Nyland lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Nyland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Nyland in 1944 was 44, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nyland

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nyland 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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