Diller Family History

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Diller Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a sawyer, from an agent derivative of Middle High German dille, dil ‘plank’, ‘(floor)board’. German: habitational name for someone from any of various places named Dill, Dille, or Till. English: occupational name for a grower of dill, from an agent derivative of Old English dile (see Dill 2).

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

Similar surnames: Tiller, Biller, Miller, Dimler, Filler, Spiller, Deller, Hiller

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Diller Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Diller name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Diller. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • European Jewish


  • Norway


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Diller Family Origin

Where is the Diller family from?

Diller Family Occupations

What did your Diller ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Diller occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Diller's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Diller family was Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Diller.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter

  • Laborer


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

Diller Historical Records

What Diller family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 19,000 census records available for the last name Diller. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Diller 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Diller. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Diller. For the veterans among your Diller ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Diller Life Expectancy

What is the average Diller lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Diller life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Diller in 1949 was 38, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Diller

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Diller 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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