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Drilling Name Meaning

German: nickname for one of triplets, from Middle High German dri ‘three’ + -ling suffix denoting affiliation.

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


Similar surnames: Trilling, Dilling, Riling, Doelling, Frieling, Zwilling, Dreiling

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Drilling Family Origin

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Drilling Family Occupations

What did your Drilling ancestors do for a living?

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Keeping House

    12%
  • Blacksmith

    6%
  • Farming

    6%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Drilling. The most common Drilling occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Drilling's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Drilling family was Farming.

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Drilling Historical Records

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Drilling Life Expectancy

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