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Biller Name Meaning

German: southern form of Bühler (see Buehler ). German: possibly from Middle High German bil(le) ‘sculpture’ (from billen ‘to cut stone’) hence an occupational name for a stonemason or sculptor. German: possibly a variant of Büller (see Buller ). Danish: altered form of German Bühler (see Buehler ). English (Middlesex): occupational name for a maker of billhooks or pruning forks (bills) from Middle English biller(e). Compare Bill and Billman .

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


Similar surnames: Beller, Boller, Buller, Diller, Filler, Tiller, Hiller, Miller

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Where is the Biller family from?

You can see how Biller families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Biller family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Biller families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 11 Biller families living in Alberta. This was about 37% of all the recorded Biller's in Canada. Alberta had the highest population of Biller families in 1911.
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What did your Biller ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Biller. 100% of Biller men worked as a Farmer. .

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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 1921

  • Farmer
    100%
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Census Records

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Biller. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Biller 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Biller. 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 Cards

There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Biller. For the veterans among your Biller ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Biller lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Biller life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Biller in 1949 was 45, and 75 in 2004.

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