Bilbro Family History

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Bilbro Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of the English habitational names Bilbrough or Bilborough, from Bilbrough in North Yorkshire or Bilborough in Nottinghamshire. Both places are named with an Old English personal name, Bila or Billa, + Old English burh ‘stronghold’, ‘fortification’.

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


Similar surnames: Albro, Bilbo, Bilby, Bilbrey, Milby, Bielby, Biron, Bilbao, Bitar

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Bilbro Family Origin

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Bilbro Family Occupations

What did your Bilbro ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Bilbro occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Bilbro's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bilbro. A less common occupation for the Bilbro family was Huckster.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Huckster

    7%

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Bilbro Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bilbro. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bilbro 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Bilbro. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Bilbro. For the veterans among your Bilbro ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bilbro Life Expectancy

What is the average Bilbro lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Bilbro life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Bilbro in 1953 was 30, and 76 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bilbro 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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