Pillen Family History

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Pillen Name Meaning

North German: probably from a derivative of Pille 1. Dutch: relationship name from Middle Dutch pil(le) ‘godchild’. English: possibly a variant of Pilling.

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

Similar surnames: Pille, Hillen, Billen, Dillen, Millen, Piller, Gillen, Spiller

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Pillen Family Origin

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Pillen Family Occupations

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In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Pillen. 43% of Pillen men worked as a Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Carpenter
  • Farm Laborer
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife

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

Pillen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Pillen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pillen 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 191 immigration records available for the last name Pillen. 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 204 military records available for the last name Pillen. For the veterans among your Pillen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pillen Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2003, in the United States, Pillen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Pillen in 1962 was 71, and 78 in 2003.

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