Stillings Family History

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Stillings Name Meaning

German (Westphalia): patronymic from a short form of Stillo, from a Germanic personal name formed with stille ‘calm’, ‘quiet’, ‘mute’ as the first element. Possibly English, an altered form of Stilling, a Cumbrian surname of unexplained etymology.

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

Similar surnames: Skillings, Stallings, Sieling, Stilling, Quilling, Hellings, Skilling

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Stillings Family Origin

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Stillings Family Occupations

What did your Stillings ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Stillings. A less common occupation for the Stillings family was Keeps House. The most common Stillings occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Stillings's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Keeps House


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Stillings Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Stillings. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stillings 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 562 immigration records available for the last name Stillings. 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 Stillings. For the veterans among your Stillings ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Stillings Life Expectancy

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Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Stillings life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Stillings in 1945 was 42, and 75 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Stillings 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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