Dilly Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Dilley. French: habitational name, with the preposition d(e), for someone from Illy, a place in the Ardennes. German: from a pet form of the female personal name Ottilie.

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


Similar surnames: Lilly, Dilley, Willy, Billy, Dally, Tilly, Dill, Hille, Tilley

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Dilly Family Origin

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Dilly Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Works On Farm

    4%
  • Farming

    3%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Dilly family was Farming. The most common Dilly occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Dilly's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Works On Farm were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dilly.

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Dilly Historical Records

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Dilly Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1946 and 2004, Dilly life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Dilly in 1946 was 35, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dilly

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