Drill Name Meaning

Possibly a variant of German Trill, a topographic name for someone who lived by the turnstile at the entrance to a village, or an Americanized spelling of German Trüll (see Trull).

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


Similar surnames: Brill, Prill, Dill, Crill, Drish, Still, Doll, Grill, Krill, Dell

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Drill Family Origin

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Drill Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Gardner

    5%
  • Glue Manufacteur

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Gardner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Drill. The most common Drill occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Drill's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Drill family was Glue Manufacteur.

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Drill Historical Records

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Drill Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Drill life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Drill in 1962 was 58, and 88 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Drill

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