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

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Billy Family Origin

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Billy Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Laborer

    22%
  • At Home

    3%
  • Brickyard Laborer

    3%

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

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Between 1950 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Billy

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