Lill Family History

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Lill Name Meaning

North German: topographic name based on an old word meaning ‘dirt’, or related to Middle High German lilje ‘lily’.

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

Similar surnames: Nill, Gill, Dill, Hill, Will, Pill, Zill, Bill, Lilly, Grill

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Lill Family Origin

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Lill Family Occupations

What did your Lill ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Lill occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Lill's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Lill family was Bardenter. Farmer, Laborer and Baggage Driver were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lill.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Baggage Driver

  • Bardenter


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

Lill Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 20,000 census records available for the last name Lill. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lill 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Lill. 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 Lill. For the veterans among your Lill ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lill Life Expectancy

What is the average Lill lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Lill life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Lill in 1943 was 26, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lill

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lill 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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