Bily Name Meaning

Czech (Bílý), Slovak (Biely), and Ukrainian: nickname for a fair-haired person, from bílý ‘white’.

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


Similar surnames: Bila, Bialy, Bilyk, Bilas, Bilz, Bly, Bien, Bolt, Biss, Bird

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Bily Family Origin

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Bily Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Blacksmith

    9%
  • Carpenter

    9%
  • Expressman

    9%

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In 1880, Farmer, Blacksmith and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bily. The most common Bily occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Bily's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bily family was Expressman.

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Bily Historical Records

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Bily Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1947 and 2004, Bily life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Bily in 1947 was 42, and 37 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bily

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