Pillars Family History

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Pillars Name Meaning

Possibly an altered spelling of English Pillers, a variant of Pillar 1.

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

Similar surnames: Pillard, Pallas, Spillar, Dillard, Millard, Piller, Villar, Millar

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Pillars Family Origin

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Pillars Family Occupations

What did your Pillars ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Pillars occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Pillars's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Lawyer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pillars. A less common occupation for the Pillars family was Farmer And Stock Raiser.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Lawyer

  • Farmer And Stock Raiser


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Pillars Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Pillars. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pillars 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 111 immigration records available for the last name Pillars. 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 524 military records available for the last name Pillars. For the veterans among your Pillars ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pillars Life Expectancy

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Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Pillars life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Pillars in 1941 was 67, and 80 in 2004.

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