Tillett Family History

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Tillett Name Meaning

English (Norfolk): from a pet form of the personal name Till.

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

Similar surnames: Gillett, Tilley, Willett, Millett, Pellett, Ellett, Wallett, Gillet

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Tillett Family Origin

Where is the Tillett family from?

Tillett Family Occupations

What did your Tillett ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Tillett occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Tillett's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Tillett family was Keeping House. Farmer, Farm Hand and Farmer - Fisherman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tillett.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Hand

  • Farmer - Fisherman

  • Keeping House


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

Tillett Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 24,000 census records available for the last name Tillett. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tillett 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 Tillett. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Tillett. For the veterans among your Tillett ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tillett Life Expectancy

What is the average Tillett lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Tillett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Tillett in 1949 was 66, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tillett

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tillett 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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