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Bily Name Meaning

Czech (Bílý), Slovak (Biely), and Ukrainian: nickname for a fair-haired person, from bílý ‘white’.

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


Similar surnames: Bila, Bialy, Bilyk, Bilas, Bilz, Bly, Bien, Bolt, Biss, Bird

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Bily Family Origin

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Bily Family Occupations

What did your Bily ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bily family was Expressman. Farmer, Blacksmith and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bily. The most common Bily occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Bily's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Blacksmith

    9%
  • Carpenter

    9%
  • Expressman

    9%

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

Bily Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Bily. 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 Card

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

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Bily Life Expectancy

What is the average Bily lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Bily life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Bily in 1947 was 42, and 37 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bily

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bily 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.

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