Pillman Family History

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Pillman Name Meaning

English: probably from Middle English pille ‘stake’ or a homograph meaning ‘stream’, and so a topographic name for someone who lived by a stake (Old English pil) or a stream (Old English pyll). German: from the personal name Pille with the addition of man ‘man’.

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


Similar surnames: Hillman, Spillman, Pollman, Millman, Pullman, Zillman, Willman

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Pillman Family Origin

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Pillman Family Occupations

What did your Pillman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Butcher and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pillman. The most common Pillman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Pillman's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Pillman family was Cigar M. F. G..

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Butcher

    17%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Cigar M. F. G.

    6%

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

Pillman Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Pillman Life Expectancy

What is the average Pillman lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Pillman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Pillman in 1962 was 71, and 64 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pillman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pillman 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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