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Willing Name Meaning

German: patronymic from Wille. German: habitational name from any of several places in Bavaria named Willing or places in Hessen and near Soltau named Willingen. English: patronymic from the Old English personal name Willa.

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


Similar surnames: Pilling, Welling, Gilling, Wilding, Billing, Helling, Willig, Illing

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Willing Family Origin

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Willing Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Merchant

    4%

In 1880, the most common Willing occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Willing's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Willing family was Merchant. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Willing.

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Willing Historical Records

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Willing Life Expectancy

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