Schillig Family History

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Schillig Name Meaning

habitational name from a place so named near Wilhelmshaven. variant of Schilling 1.

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

Similar surnames: Schilling, Schellin, Billig, Schille, Shilling, Schill, Schlag

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Schillig Family Origin

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Schillig Family Occupations

What did your Schillig ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, At Home and Bucket Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schillig. The most common Schillig occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Schillig's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Schillig family was Clerk In Dry Goods Store.

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  • Farmer

  • At Home

  • Bucket Maker

  • Clerk In Dry Goods Store


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

Schillig Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Schillig. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schillig 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 377 immigration records available for the last name Schillig. 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 307 military records available for the last name Schillig. For the veterans among your Schillig ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schillig Life Expectancy

What is the average Schillig lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Schillig life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Schillig in 1963 was 70, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schillig

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schillig 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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