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Bilbro Family History

Bilbro Name Meaning
Probably an altered spelling of the English habitational names Bilbrough or Bilborough, from Bilbrough in North Yorkshire or Bilborough in Nottinghamshire. Both places are named with an Old English personal name, Bila or Billa, + Old English burh ‘stronghold’, ‘fortification’. adm. UK 76, 2.

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

17,461 Historical Documents with Bilbro on Ancestry
2,614 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
337 Military Records
45 Immigration Records
1,869 Census and Voter Lists
12,596 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Bilbro Families

  • Number of Bilbro families
     6 - 9
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Bilbro families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Bilbro last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Bilbro Family Origin

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Bilbro Immigration Information

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Bilbro Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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