Pillion Family History

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Pillion Name Meaning

Irish: of uncertain origin. It was first recorded in the early 18th century in County Cork.

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

Similar surnames: Dillon, Dillion, Million, Killion, Millin, Stillion, Hillian, Killin

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Pillion Family Origin

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Pillion Family Occupations

What did your Pillion ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Pillion occupation in the USA was Farmer. 15% of Pillion's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Pillion family was Dress Maker. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pillion.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Dress Maker


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

Pillion Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Pillion. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pillion 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 328 immigration records available for the last name Pillion. 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 603 military records available for the last name Pillion. For the veterans among your Pillion ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pillion Life Expectancy

What is the average Pillion lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Pillion life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Pillion in 1956 was 50, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pillion

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pillion 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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