Pilar Family History

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Pilar Name Meaning

Spanish: metronymic from the Marian name María del Pila, associated with Zaragoza province.

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


Similar surnames: Vivar, Pilat, Pillar, Vilar, Milan, Pita, Pomar, Paar, Sklar, Polak

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Pilar Family Origin

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Pilar Family Occupations

What did your Pilar ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Pilar occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Pilar's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    100%

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

Pilar Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Pilar Life Expectancy

What is the average Pilar lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Pilar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1988, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Pilar in 1956 was 57, and 78 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pilar 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.

Famous Pilar Family

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Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
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