Shillinglaw Family History

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Shillinglaw Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from Shillinglaw in Peeblesshire. The first element is unexplained; the second element is presumably Northern Middle English law ‘hill’.

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


Similar surnames: Shillington, Stillings, Billington, Hollinger, Shilling, Willingham

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Shillinglaw Family Origin

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Shillinglaw Family Occupations

What did your Shillinglaw ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Shillinglaw family was R.R. Stoker. The most common Shillinglaw occupation in the USA was Farmer. 63% of Shillinglaw's were Farmers. Farmer, Clerk In Store and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shillinglaw.

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  • Farmer

    63%
  • Clerk In Store

    13%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • R.R. Stoker

    13%

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Shillinglaw Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Shillinglaw Life Expectancy

What is the average Shillinglaw lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Shillinglaw life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Shillinglaw in 1958 was 48, and 76 in 2004.

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