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Bullis Family History

Bullis Name Meaning
English (Cambridgeshire): probably a metonymic occupational name for someone employed in a cattle shed, or a topographic name for someone who lived by one, from a reduced form of Middle English bulehus ‘bull house’, from bul(l)e, bol(l)e ‘bull’ + h(o)us ‘house’.Latvian: nickname or metonymic occupational name from bullis ‘bull’.

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

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837 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Bullis Families

  • Number of Bullis families
     68 - 134
     23 - 67
     1 - 22
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Bullis families
     8 - 13
     3 - 7
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Bullis Family Origin

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Bullis Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Bullis

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Bullis Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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