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Handeland Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads in southwestern Norway. The first element is probably from Old Norse hanga ‘to hang’, with reference to a steep cliff or mountain with a farmstead (land) beneath.

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


Similar surnames: Madland, Langeland, Haugland, Haaland, Stangeland, Askeland

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Handeland Family Origin

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Handeland Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Handeland occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Handeland's were Farmers.

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    100%

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Handeland Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Handeland. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Handeland 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Handeland. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, 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 Handeland. For the veterans among your Handeland ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Handeland Life Expectancy

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Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Handeland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Handeland in 1952 was 56, and 78 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Handeland 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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