Dillion Family History

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Dillion Name Meaning

Irish and English: possibly a variant of Dillon.

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

Similar surnames: Dillon, Killion, Dillin, Gillion, Dillen, Dillow, Bullion, Gillian

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Dillion Family Origin

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Dillion Family Occupations

What did your Dillion ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Dillion occupation in Canada was Farmer. 38% of Dillion's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Dillion family was Farmer And Fisherman. Farmer, Laborer and Servant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dillion.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Servant

  • Farmer And Fisherman


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

Dillion Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Dillion. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dillion 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 643 immigration records available for the last name Dillion. 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 Dillion. For the veterans among your Dillion ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dillion Life Expectancy

What is the average Dillion lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Dillion life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Dillion in 1955 was 46, and 66 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dillion 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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