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Stillings Family History

Stillings Name Meaning
German (Westphalia): patronymic from a short form of Stillo, from a Germanic personal name formed with stille ‘calm’, ‘quiet’, ‘mute’ as the first element.Possibly English, an altered form of Stilling, a Cumbrian surname of unexplained etymology. Not in RW.

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

37,364 Historical Documents with Stillings on Ancestry.com
12,436 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,442 Military Records
522 Immigration Records
6,660 Census and Voter Lists
16,304 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Stillings Families

  • Number of Stillings families
     18 - 34
     7 - 17
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Stillings families
     40 - 78
     14 - 39
     1 - 13
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Stillings last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Stillings census records

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Stillings Family Origin

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Stillings Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Stillings

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Stillings Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Stillings census records

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Stillings Civil War Service Records

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