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Nill Name Meaning

North German: from a personal name, a reduced form of Cornelius. South German: nickname for a big, crude or unmannered person, related to Middle High German nel ‘peak’ or nol ‘rounded elevation’.

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


Similar surnames: Nell, Noll, Dill, Lill, Zill, Gill, Will, Hill, Nigl, Bill

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Nill Family Origin

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Nill Family Occupations

What did your Nill ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Nill family was House Keeper. Farmer, Laborer and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nill. The most common Nill occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Nill's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Baker

    5%
  • House Keeper

    5%

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

Nill Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Nill. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nill 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Nill. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Nill. For the veterans among your Nill ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nill Life Expectancy

What is the average Nill lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Nill life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Nill in 1944 was 46, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nill

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nill 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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