Piller Family History

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Piller Name Meaning

English: variant of Pillar 1–3. German: variant of Pille (from Bilihar, composed of bil ‘sword’ + hari ‘army’). Jewish (Ashkenazic): unexplained.

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

Similar surnames: Pille, Giller, Miller, Poller, Tiller, Spiller, Pillen, Hiller

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Piller Family Origin

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Piller Family Occupations

What did your Piller ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Cigar Maker and Dealer In Furniture were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Piller. The most common Piller occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Piller's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Piller family was Fireman In Brewry.

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  • Farmer

  • Cigar Maker

  • Dealer In Furniture

  • Fireman In Brewry


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

Piller Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Piller. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Piller 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Piller. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Piller. For the veterans among your Piller ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Piller Life Expectancy

What is the average Piller lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Piller life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Piller in 1944 was 42, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Piller

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Piller 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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