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Turrill Name Meaning

English (Oxfordshire): variant of Turrell .

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


Similar surnames: Terrill, Turrell, Burrill, Murrill, Terrell, Tirrell, Hurrell

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Where is the Turrill family from?

You can see how Turrill families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Turrill family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Turrill families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 11 Turrill families living in Connecticut. This was about 30% of all the recorded Turrill's in USA. Connecticut had the highest population of Turrill families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Turrill surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Turrill ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Turrill. 24% of Turrill men worked as a Farmer and 38% of Turrill women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Turrill were Salesman 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

  • Farmer
    24%
  • Laborer
    20%
  • Clerk
    20%
  • Salesman
    16%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
    38%
  • Secretary
    38%
  • Teacher
    25%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Turrill. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Turrill 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 386 immigration records available for the last name Turrill. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Turrill. For the veterans among your Turrill ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Turrill lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Turrill life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Turrill in 1962 was 84, and 71 in 2004.

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