Lillard Family History

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Lillard Name Meaning

Belgian: habitational name from either of two places called Li(e)laar, in Gavere and Sint-Maria-Oudenhove, East Flanders. English: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Dillard, Villar, Willard, Gillard, Villars, Millard, Pillard, Bellard

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Lillard Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Lillard name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Lillard. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    55%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    20%

  • Germanic Europe

    6%

  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples

    3%

  • Benin/Togo

    3%

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Lillard Family Origin

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Lillard Family Occupations

What did your Lillard ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lillard. A less common occupation for the Lillard family was Laborer. The most common Lillard occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Lillard's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    48%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Laborer

    4%

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

Lillard Historical Records

What Lillard family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 19,000 census records available for the last name Lillard. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lillardcensus 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 953 immigration records available for the last name Lillard. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Lillard. For the veterans among your Lillard ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lillard Life Expectancy

What is the average Lillard lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Lillard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Lillard in 1944 was 28, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lillard

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lillard 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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