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Churchill Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places named Churchill, for example in Devon, Oxfordshire, Somerset, and Worcestershire. Most were probably originally named with a Celtic element crug ‘hill’ (which early on was reinterpreted as Old English cyrice ‘church’), to which was added Old English hyll ‘hill’.

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


Similar surnames: Thornhill, Barnhill, Tuthill, Churchwell, Coghill, Birchall, Hugill

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Churchill Family Origin

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Churchill Family Occupations

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Churchill. The most common Churchill occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Churchill's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Churchill family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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Churchill Historical Records

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Churchill Life Expectancy

What is the average Churchill lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, Churchill life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Churchill in 1945 was 46, and 77 in 2004.

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United States

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