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Billen Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: from a reduced form of the personal name Boudewijn (see Baldwin). English: variant of Bullen.

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

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Billen Family Origin

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Billen Family Occupations

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  • Blacksmith

    14%
  • Eating House

    14%
  • Keeping Hous

    14%
  • Keeping House

    14%

In 1880, the most common Billen occupation in the USA was Blacksmith. 14% of Billen's were Blacksmiths. Blacksmith, Eating House and Keeping Hous were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Billen. A less common occupation for the Billen family was Keeping House.

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Billen Historical Records

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Billen Life Expectancy

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