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Illing Family History

Illing Name Meaning

English: from an Old English personal name, Illing.

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

Similar surnames: Billing, Willing, Gilling, Pilling, Hilling, Dilling, Wilding

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Where is the Illing family from?

You can see how Illing families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Illing family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Illing families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1911 there were 3 Illing families living in Ontario. This was about 75% of all the recorded Illing's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Illing families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Illing surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Illing ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farming and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Illing. .

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

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farming

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Housekeeper
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What Illing family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Illing. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Illing census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Illing. 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 Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Illing. For the veterans among your Illing ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Illing lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2003, in the United States, Illing life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Illing in 1956 was 53, and 86 in 2003.

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