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Lillig Family History

Lillig Name Meaning

German: variant of Lillich.

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


Similar surnames: Willie, Illig, Billig, Lillie, Willi, Liller, Bollig, Gillig, Dillie

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Where is the Lillig family from?

You can see how Lillig families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lillig family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Lillig families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 21 Lillig families living in Illinois. This was about 33% of all the recorded Lillig's in USA. Illinois had the highest population of Lillig families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lillig surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lillig ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Shipping Clerk and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Lillig. 27% of Lillig men worked as a Shipping Clerk and 100% of Lillig women worked as a Stenographer. .

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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

  • Shipping Clerk
    27%
  • Salesman
    20%
  • Truck Driver
    14%
  • Labor
    14%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    100%
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What Lillig family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Lillig. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lillig 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 212 immigration records available for the last name Lillig. 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 314 military records available for the last name Lillig. For the veterans among your Lillig ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lillig lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Lillig life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Lillig in 1954 was 45, and 68 in 2004.

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