Pilla Family History

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Pilla Name Meaning

Italian: topographic name from pilla ‘mud’, ‘mire’, ‘clayey ground’, or a habitational name from a place named with this word.

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


Similar surnames: Villa, Pill, Piana, Palla, Pille, Pella, Silla, Pile, Pillar, Lilla

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Pilla Family Origin

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Pilla Family Occupations

What did your Pilla ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Keeps General Store were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Pilla. The most common Pilla occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Pilla's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Pilla family was Machinist.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Keeps General Store

    33%
  • Machinist

    33%

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

Pilla Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Pilla Life Expectancy

What is the average Pilla lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Pilla life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Pilla in 1949 was 44, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pilla

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pilla 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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