Billig Family History

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Billig Name Meaning

habitational name from a place named Billig, near Cologne. nickname from Middle High German billich ‘proper’, ‘appropriate’.

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


Similar surnames: Billing, Willig, Bolling, Balling, Pilling, Ballin, Biller, Willing

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Billig Family Origin

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Billig Family Occupations

What did your Billig ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Billig occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Billig's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Billig. A less common occupation for the Billig family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Blacksmith

    3%
  • Keeping House

    3%

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

Billig Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Billig Life Expectancy

What is the average Billig lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Billig life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Billig in 1942 was 55, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Billig

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Billig 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.

Famous Billig Family

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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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