Billman Family History

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Billman Name Meaning

German (Billmann): variant of Bellmann see Bellman 2, or a name denoting a dweller by the Bille river near Hamburg. Perhaps a respelling of Swiss German Bielmann, a variant of Biehler, itself a variant of Buehler. English (East Anglia): possibly an occupational name for someone who made or used billhooks. Compare Biller.

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

Similar surnames: Bellman, Sillman, Ballman, Hillman, Willman, Pillman, Dillman

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Billman Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Billman name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Billman. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • France


  • Norway


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Billman Family Origin

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Billman Family Occupations

What did your Billman ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Clerk and Fish Dealer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Billman. The most common Billman occupation in Canada was Clerk. 50% of Billman's were Clerks.

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  • Clerk

  • Fish Dealer


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

Billman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Billman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Billman 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Billman. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Billman. For the veterans among your Billman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Billman Life Expectancy

What is the average Billman lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Billman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Billman in 1953 was 46, and 65 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Billman 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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