Shillito Family History

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Shillito Name Meaning

English: unexplained. This surname seems to have a unique origin, in the parish of Featherstone, West Yorkshire.

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

Similar surnames: Shellito, Phillis, Stillion, Shill, Stilling, Schilling, Hillian

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Shillito Family Origin

Where is the Shillito family from?

Shillito Family Occupations

What did your Shillito ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Shillito occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Shillito's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and At Home were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shillito. A less common occupation for the Shillito family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • At Home

  • Carpenter


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

Shillito Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 21,000 census records available for the last name Shillito. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shillito 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 Shillito. 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 881 military records available for the last name Shillito. For the veterans among your Shillito ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shillito Life Expectancy

What is the average Shillito lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Shillito life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Shillito in 1954 was 60, and 93 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shillito

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shillito 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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