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Billing Name Meaning

English: either from a Middle English survival of an Old English personal name, Billing, or a habitational name from a place in Northamptonshire called Billing, probably ‘(settlement of) the followers (Old English -ingas) of a man called Bill(a)’. German: from a Germanic personal name, formed with a cognate of Old Saxon bil ‘sword’. Danish and Norwegian: from an Old Danish personal name, Billing. Swedish: shortened form of various habitational names such as Billinge, Billingsfors, etc.

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


Similar surnames: Bolling, Gilling, Pilling, Helling, Willing, Balling, Halling

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Billing Family Origin

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Billing Family Occupations

What did your Billing ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Billing family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Farmer Son and Going To School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Billing. The most common Billing occupation in Canada was Farmer. 28% of Billing's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Farmer Son

    16%
  • Going To School

    13%
  • Blacksmith

    6%

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Billing Historical Records

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Billing Life Expectancy

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Between 1956 and 2004, Billing life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Billing in 1956 was 57, and 75 in 2004.

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