Hugill Family History

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Hugill Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Howgill in Sedbergh or from Hugill, Cumbria. Howgill is named from Old Norse hol ‘hollow’ + gil ‘ravine’; Hugill probably takes its name from Old Norse hór ‘high’ + geil ‘ravine’.

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

Similar surnames: Gill, Hamill, Hall, Udall, Brill, Hukill, Hill, Huish, Havill, Quill

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Hugill Family Origin

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Hugill Family Occupations

What did your Hugill ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hugill family was Clerk. Farmer, Carpenter and Artist were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hugill. The most common Hugill occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Hugill's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Artist

  • Clerk


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

Hugill Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Hugill. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hugill 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Hugill. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Hugill. For the veterans among your Hugill ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hugill Life Expectancy

What is the average Hugill lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Hugill life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Hugill in 1958 was 55, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hugill

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hugill 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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