Billey Family History

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Billey Name Meaning

Southern English: unexplained. French: habitational name from Billey in the Côte d’Or, of the same derivation as Billy.

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


Similar surnames: Billy, Pilley, Cilley, Bulley, Tilley, Willey, Biller, Milley, Dilley

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Billey Family Origin

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Billey Family Occupations

What did your Billey ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Billey family was School. Farmer and Coalmeasurer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Billey. The most common Billey occupation in Canada was Farmer. 60% of Billey's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    60%
  • Coalmeasurer

    20%
  • School

    20%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Billey ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Billey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Billey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Billey 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 Billey. 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 Billey. For the veterans among your Billey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Billey Life Expectancy

What is the average Billey lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Billey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Billey in 1957 was 27, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Billey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Billey 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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