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Stiller Name Meaning

German: nickname for a calm individual, variant of Still 1. English: topographic name for someone who lived by a fish trap in a river (see Still 2). German: habitational name from Still in Alsace.

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


Similar surnames: Stoller, Tiller, Staller, Spiller, Siller, Stickler, Giller, Stalder

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Where is the Stiller family from?

You can see how Stiller families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Stiller family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Stiller families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 3 Stiller families living in Virginia. This was about 43% of all the recorded Stiller's in the USA. Virginia had the highest population of Stiller families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Stiller surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Stiller ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Stiller. 14% of Stiller men worked as a Laborer and 13% of Stiller women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Stiller were Clerk and Teacher.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    14%
  • Farmer
    12%
  • Salesman
    7%
  • Clerk
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    13%
  • Housewife
    12%
  • Stenographer
    10%
  • Teacher
    10%
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Census Records

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Stiller. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stiller census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Stiller. 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 Cards

There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Stiller. For the veterans among your Stiller ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Stiller lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Stiller life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Stiller in 1948 was 30, and 79 in 2004.

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