Shillington Family History

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Shillington Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Bedfordshire, so named from an unattested Old English personal name, Scyttel + -inga- (genitive plural) ‘belonging to the people of’ + dun ‘hill’.

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


Similar surnames: Billington, Wallington, Millington, Withington, Chivington

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Shillington Family Origin

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Shillington Family Occupations

What did your Shillington ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Bookseller and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shillington. A less common occupation for the Shillington family was Clock Salesman. The most common Shillington occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Shillington's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Bookseller

    11%
  • Carpenter

    11%
  • Clock Salesman

    11%

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

Shillington Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Shillington Life Expectancy

What is the average Shillington lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Shillington life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Shillington in 1962 was 48, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shillington

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shillington 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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