Sills Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Sill.

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


Similar surnames: Wills, Mills, Silas, Sill, Hills, Dills, Sells, Bills, Balls, Gills

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Sills Family Origin

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Sills Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Farming

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sills. A less common occupation for the Sills family was Farming. The most common Sills occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Sills's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Sills | Data not to scale

Sills Historical Records

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Sills Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1946 and 2004, Sills life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Sills in 1946 was 44, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sills

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