Sill Name Meaning

English: from a medieval personal name, a short form of Silvester (see Silvester) or Silvanus (see Silvano).

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


Similar surnames: Hill, Gill, Mill, Will, Sall, Bill, Silk, Till, Fill, Rill

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Sill Family Origin

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Sill Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    4%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sill. The most common Sill occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Sill's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Sill family was Carpenter.

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Sill Historical Records

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Sill Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1945 and 2004, Sill life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Sill in 1945 was 23, and 80 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sill

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