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Bullion Name Meaning

English (Suffolk and Essex): probably a variant of Bullen . Scottish (Renfrewshire): habitational name from any of various minor places of this name perhaps from an unrecorded Scottish Gaelic cognate of Irish bullán a term denoting a round spring or a hollow in a rock containing rainwater.

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


Similar surnames: Bellin, Ballin, Buglione, Yellin, Bullins, Buxton, Bullen, Gullion

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Where is the Bullion family from?

You can see how Bullion families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bullion family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Bullion families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 4 Bullion families living in Tennessee. This was about 25% of all the recorded Bullion's in USA. Tennessee had the highest population of Bullion families in 1840.
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What did your Bullion ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Bullion. 27% of Bullion men worked as a Laborer and 24% of Bullion women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bullion were Machinist and Seamstress. .

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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

  • Laborer
    27%
  • Farmer
    17%
  • Miner
    7%
  • Machinist
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    24%
  • Housewife
    20%
  • Housekeeper
    12%
  • Seamstress
    8%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 398 immigration records available for the last name Bullion. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Bullion. For the veterans among your Bullion ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bullion lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Bullion life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Bullion in 1955 was 47, and 71 in 2004.

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