Shillings Family History

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Shillings Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized spelling of the German surname Schillings, a Rhineland variant of Schilling.

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


Similar surnames: Shilling, Schilling, Stillings, Hellings, Swilling, Killings

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Shillings Family Origin

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Shillings Family Occupations

What did your Shillings ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shillings. The most common Shillings occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Shillings's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Shillings family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Farming

    10%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%
  • Laborer

    5%

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

Shillings Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Shillings Life Expectancy

What is the average Shillings lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Shillings life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Shillings in 1963 was 87, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shillings

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shillings 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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