Illing Family History

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Illing Name Meaning

English: from an Old English personal name, Illing.

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

Similar surnames: Billing, Willing, Gilling, Pilling, Hilling, Dilling, Wilding

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Illing Family Origin

Where is the Illing family from?

Illing Family Occupations

What did your Illing ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Illing occupation in the USA was Farmer. 15% of Illing's were Farmers. Farmer, Boarding House and City Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Illing. A less common occupation for the Illing family was Drug Store.

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  • Farmer

  • Boarding House

  • City Clerk

  • Drug Store


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

Illing Historical Records

What Illing family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Illing. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Illing 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 Illing. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Illing. For the veterans among your Illing ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Illing Life Expectancy

What is the average Illing lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2003, in the United States, Illing life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Illing in 1956 was 53, and 86 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Illing

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Illing 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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