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Dille Family History

Dille Name Meaning

from a personal name, variant of Thiele, which came to be used as a nickname denoting an inept or silly person. variant of Dill.

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


Similar surnames: Pille, Gille, Mille, Dill, Dills, Hille, Kille, Dilly, Gilles, Dillen

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Where is the Dille family from?

You can see how Dille families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dille family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Dille families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 29 Dille families living in Ohio. This was about 67% of all the recorded Dille's in the USA. Ohio had the highest population of Dille families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Dille surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Dille ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Dille. 23% of Dille men worked as a Laborer and 15% of Dille women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dille were Clerk and New Worker.

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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
    23%
  • Farmer
    18%
  • Farm Laborer
    6%
  • Clerk
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    15%
  • Housewife
    14%
  • Waitress
    9%
  • New Worker
    8%
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Census Records

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Dille. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dille 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 649 immigration records available for the last name Dille. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Dille. For the veterans among your Dille ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dille lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Dille life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Dille in 1945 was 34, and 66 in 2004.

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