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Wiland Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of three farmsteads named in Old Norse as Viðiland, a compound of víðir ‘willow’ + land ‘(piece of) land’.

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


Similar surnames: Watland, Ritland, Ryland, Land, Odland, Erland, Soland, Meland

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Wiland Family Origin

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Wiland Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    48%
  • Laborer

    18%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Blacksmith

    3%

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In 1880, the most common Wiland occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Wiland's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wiland. A less common occupation for the Wiland family was Blacksmith.

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Wiland Historical Records

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Wiland Life Expectancy

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