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Terrill Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Terrill name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Terrill. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Sweden


  • Norway


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Terrill Family Origin

Where is the Terrill family from?

Terrill Family Occupations

What did your Terrill ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Terrill occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Terrill's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Terrill family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Terrill.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter


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

Terrill Historical Records

What Terrill family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 42,000 census records available for the last name Terrill. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Terrill 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Terrill. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Terrill. For the veterans among your Terrill ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Terrill Life Expectancy

What is the average Terrill lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Terrill life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Terrill in 1947 was 60, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Terrill

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Terrill 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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