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Councill Family History

Councill Name Meaning

English (Somerset): variant of Council . This surname is now rare in Britain.

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


Similar surnames: Council, Counsell, Cougill, Stancill, Covill, Cockrill, Cottrill

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Where is the Councill family from?

You can see how Councill families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Councill family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Councill families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 4 Councill families living in North Carolina. This was about 57% of all the recorded Councill's in USA. North Carolina had the highest population of Councill families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Councill surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Councill ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Councill. 34% of Councill men worked as a Farmer and 25% of Councill women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Councill were Truck Driver and Servant. .

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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

  • Farmer
    34%
  • Laborer
    34%
  • Salesman
    17%
  • Truck Driver
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    25%
  • Secretary
    25%
  • Housewife
    25%
  • Servant
    25%
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What Councill family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Councill. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Councill census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 117 immigration records available for the last name Councill. 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 860 military records available for the last name Councill. For the veterans among your Councill ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Councill lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Councill life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Councill in 1954 was 43, and 84 in 2004.

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