Hetland Family History

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Hetland Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads, mostly in Rogaland, so named from Old Norse Hesliland, a compound of hesli ‘place where hazel grows’ + land ‘land’.

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


Similar surnames: Helland, Hegland, Netland, Watland, Ritland, Selland, Meland, Haaland

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Hetland Family Origin

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Hetland Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Works In Rolling Mill

    8%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hetland. The most common Hetland occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Hetland's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hetland family was Works In Rolling Mill.

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Hetland Historical Records

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Hetland Life Expectancy

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