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Illian Name Meaning

German: possibly from a short form of Julianus the Latin form of the personal name Julian .

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


Similar surnames: Gillian, Millan, Illig, Allman, Millien, Julian, William, Milian

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Where is the Illian family from?

You can see how Illian families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Illian family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Illian families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 21 Illian families living in Iowa. This was about 68% of all the recorded Illian's in USA. Iowa had the highest population of Illian families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Illian surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Illian ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Illian. 35% of Illian men worked as a Farmer and 31% of Illian women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Illian were Manager and Bookkeeper. .

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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
    35%
  • Laborer
    18%
  • Foreman
    7%
  • Manager
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    31%
  • Clerk
    24%
  • Housewife
    16%
  • Bookkeeper
    16%
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Illian. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Illian 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 181 immigration records available for the last name Illian. 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 629 military records available for the last name Illian. For the veterans among your Illian ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Illian lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Illian life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Illian in 1963 was 83, and 81 in 2004.

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