Billy Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GET STARTED

Billy Name Meaning

French: habitational name from any of various minor places so named, for example in Aisne, Côte d’Or, and Nièvre. The place name is from Romano-Gallic Billiacum, from a Gallic personal name Billios (Latin Billius) + the locative suffix -acum. English: unexplained. Compare Billey.

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


Similar surnames: Tilly, Lilly, Bilby, Billey, Dilly, Belle, Bill, Bielby, Hille, Bolle

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Billy Family Origin

Where is the Billy family from?

Billy Family Occupations

What did your Billy ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Billy family was Brickyard Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and At Home were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Billy. The most common Billy occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Billy's were Farmers.

View Census data for Billy | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    32%
  • Laborer

    22%
  • At Home

    3%
  • Brickyard Laborer

    3%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Billy ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Billy Historical Records

What Billy family records will you find?

Census Record

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

Search 1940's US census records for Billy

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Billy. 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.

View all Billy immigration records

Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Billy. For the veterans among your Billy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Billy military records

You've only scratched the surface of Billy family history.

Billy Life Expectancy

What is the average Billy lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Billy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Billy in 1950 was 34, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Billy

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Billy ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

Famous Billy Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Look up another name