Ilse Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone who lived by the Ilse river in the Harz Mountains.

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


Similar surnames: Else, Gose, Hulse, Fuse, Ille, Klee, Hils, Wiese, Hase, Hille

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Ilse Family Origin

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Ilse Family Occupations

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  • Assayer

    17%
  • Baker

    17%
  • Butcher

    17%
  • City Auditor

    17%

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In 1880, the most common Ilse occupation in the USA was Assayer. 17% of Ilse's were Assayers. Assayer, Baker and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ilse. A less common occupation for the Ilse family was City Auditor.

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Ilse Historical Records

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Ilse Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, Ilse life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Ilse in 1963 was 40, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ilse

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