Billy Family History

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Billy Name Meaning

French: habitational name from any of various minor places so named, for example in Aisne, Côte d’Or, and Nièvre. The place name is from Romano-Gallic Billiacum, from a Gallic personal name Billios (Latin Billius) + the locative suffix -acum. English: unexplained. Compare Billey.

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


Similar surnames: Tilly, Lilly, Bilby, Billey, Dilly, Belle, Bill, Bielby, Hille, Bolle

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Billy Family Origin

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Billy Family Occupations

What did your Billy ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Couturire were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Billy. 31% of Billy men worked as a Farmer and 25% of Billy women worked as a Couturire. Some less common occupations for Americans named Billy were Laborer and Operatrice

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    31%
  • Labourer
    15%
  • Fisherman
    8%
  • Laborer
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Couturire
    25%
  • Domestic
    25%
  • Farmer
    25%
  • Operatrice
    25%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Billy Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Billy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Billy 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 Billy. 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 Billy. For the veterans among your Billy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Billy Life Expectancy

What is the average Billy lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Billy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Billy in 1950 was 34, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Billy

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