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Pillar Name Meaning

from Old French pilleur ‘plunderer’, formerly used as a nickname for a bailiff. topographic name for someone who lived by a tidal creek (see Pill, Pyle). topographic name from Old French piler ‘pillar’.

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

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Pillar Family Origin

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Pillar Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Carpenter

    13%
  • Cigar Maker

    13%
  • Baker

    7%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Pillar family was Baker. The most common Pillar occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Pillar's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Cigar Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pillar.

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Pillar Historical Records

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Pillar Life Expectancy

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