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Dills Family History

Dills Name Meaning
Variant spelling of Dutch Dils.English: infrequent variant of Dill. 1881 British census has 8, UK 1.

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

102,173 Historical Documents with Dills on Ancestry.com
18,056 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,729 Military Records
446 Immigration Records
13,105 Census and Voter Lists
67,837 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Dills Families

  • Number of Dills families
     37 - 71
     13 - 36
     1 - 12
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Dills families
     6 - 9
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Dills last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Dills census records

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Dills Family Origin

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Dills Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Dills

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Dills Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Dills census records

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Dills Civil War Service Records

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