Quilliam Family History

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Quilliam Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: reduced form of McWilliam.

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

Similar surnames: Quillian, Quillan, Quill, Quillin, Gillian, Quillen, Mcwilliam

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Quilliam Family Origin

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Quilliam Family Occupations

What did your Quilliam ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Quilliam occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Quilliam's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Quilliam family was Farming. Farmer, Blacksmith and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Quilliam.

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  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith

  • Carpenter

  • Farming


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

Quilliam Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Quilliam. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Quilliam 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Quilliam. 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 683 military records available for the last name Quilliam. For the veterans among your Quilliam ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Quilliam Life Expectancy

What is the average Quilliam lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Quilliam life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Quilliam in 1960 was 55, and 60 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Quilliam

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Quilliam 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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