Ill Name Meaning

Perhaps a respelling of German Ihl, a variant of Ihle.

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


Similar surnames: Till, Illg, Kill, Zill, Ilg, Ell, Rill, Lill, Will, Nill

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Ill Family Origin

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Ill Family Occupations

What did your Ill ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Ill occupation in the USA was Farmer. 15% of Ill's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ill family was Brick Layer. Farmer, Brass Moulder and Physician were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ill.

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  • Farmer

    15%
  • Brass Moulder

    10%
  • Physician

    10%
  • Brick Layer

    5%

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Ill Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Ill. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ill 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Ill. 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 Ill. For the veterans among your Ill ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ill Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Ill life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Ill in 1963 was 83, and 80 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ill 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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