Stillman Family History

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Stillman Name Meaning

English and German (Stillmann): variant of Still. Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname or ornamental name, from German still ‘calm’, ‘quiet’ + Mann ‘man’ (Yiddish shtil + man).

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


Similar surnames: Stallman, Stellman, Sillman, Sellman, Spillman, Millman, Spellman

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Stillman Family Origin

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Stillman Family Occupations

What did your Stillman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Stillman. A less common occupation for the Stillman family was Machinist. The most common Stillman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Stillman's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Farming

    3%
  • Machinist

    2%

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

Stillman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Stillman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stillman census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Stillman

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Stillman. 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 Stillman. For the veterans among your Stillman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Stillman Life Expectancy

What is the average Stillman lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Stillman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Stillman in 1944 was 49, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Stillman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Stillman 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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