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Billen Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: from a reduced form of the personal name Boudewijn (see Baldwin). English: variant of Bullen.

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


Similar surnames: Gillen, Hillen, Millen, Pillen, Biller, Billet, Hiller, Willen, Hille

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Billen Family Origin

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Billen Family Occupations

What did your Billen ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Billen family was Teacher. The most common Billen occupation in Canada was Commis. 33% of Billen's were Commiss. Commis and Section Forman G.W.R.R. were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Billen.

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  • Commis

    33%
  • Section Forman G.W.R.R.

    33%
  • Teacher

    33%

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Billen Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Billen ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Billen Life Expectancy

What is the average Billen lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, Billen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Billen in 1961 was 51, and 70 in 2004.

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