Offill Family History

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Offill Name Meaning

Perhaps a respelling of German Ophüls, a topographic name for someone who lived on a site overgrown with thistles, from Low German op ‘on (top)’ + hüls ‘wood thistle’.

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

Similar surnames: Still, Fall, Brill, Koffel, Grill, Offner, Pill, Ill, Off, File

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Offill Family Origin

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Offill Family Occupations

What did your Offill ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Offill family was Butcher. The most common Offill occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Offill's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Offill.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Farming

  • Butcher


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

Offill Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Offill. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Offill 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 36 immigration records available for the last name Offill. 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 262 military records available for the last name Offill. For the veterans among your Offill ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Offill Life Expectancy

What is the average Offill lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Offill life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Offill in 1957 was 42, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Offill

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Offill 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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