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Ilg Family History

Ilg Name Meaning

German and Swiss German: variant of Illig.

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


Similar surnames: Illg, Ill, Ibe, Dilg, Ing, Ying, Inge, Milz, Gil, Wilt

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Where is the Ilg family from?

You can see how Ilg families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ilg family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Ilg families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 14 Ilg families living in Ohio. This was about 27% of all the recorded Ilg's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Ilg families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ilg surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ilg ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Ilg. 19% of Ilg men worked as a Farmer and 24% of Ilg women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ilg were Machinist and Secretary. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    19%
  • Laborer
    13%
  • Salesman
    9%
  • Machinist
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    24%
  • Assembling
    16%
  • Helper
    16%
  • Secretary
    16%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Ilg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ilg census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 903 immigration records available for the last name Ilg. 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 Cards

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Ilg. For the veterans among your Ilg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ilg lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Ilg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2002, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Ilg in 1962 was 80, and 83 in 2004.

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