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Where is the Wills family from?
You can see how Wills families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Wills family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Wills families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1840 there were 65 Wills families living in Virginia. This was about 13% of all the recorded Wills's in the USA. Virginia had the highest population of Wills families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Wills surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Wills. 16% of Wills men worked as a Laborer and 8% of Wills women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Wills were Truck Driver and Stenographer.