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Quillian Name Meaning

Irish: variant of McQuillan .

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


Similar surnames: Quillin, Quilliam, Quillan, Quillman, Quinlivan, Quillen, Gillian

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Where is the Quillian family from?

You can see how Quillian families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Quillian family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Quillian families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 6 Quillian families living in Georgia. This was about 46% of all the recorded Quillian's in USA. Georgia had the highest population of Quillian families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Quillian surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Quillian ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Quillian. 27% of Quillian men worked as a Farmer and 25% of Quillian women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Quillian were Carpenter and Housekeeper. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    27%
  • Laborer
    20%
  • Salesman
    14%
  • Carpenter
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    25%
  • Teacher
    25%
  • Farm Laborer
    17%
  • Housekeeper
    17%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Quillian. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Quillian census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 511 immigration records available for the last name Quillian. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 826 military records available for the last name Quillian. For the veterans among your Quillian ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Quillian lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Quillian life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Quillian in 1960 was 55, and 87 in 2004.

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