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Hillis Name Meaning

variant of Hills. variant of Hillhouse. In the British Isles, this name is now most frequent in northern Ireland and Scotland.

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


Similar surnames: Millis, Tillis, Killin, Illes, Gilles, Hilley, Hills, Hollis, Gills

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Hillis Family Origin

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Hillis Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Farming

    8%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Laborer

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hillis. The most common Hillis occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Hillis's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hillis family was Laborer.

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Hillis Historical Records

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Hillis Life Expectancy

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