Pilling Family History

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Pilling Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): topographic name from Old English piling ‘dweller by the stake’ or pylling ‘dweller by the stream’. German: habitational name from a place so named near Straubing, Bavaria. Compare Billing. German: patronymic derivative of Pille 1.

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


Similar surnames: Willing, Billing, Gilling, Welling, Wilding, Helling, Delling

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Pilling Family Origin

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Pilling Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Boss Spinner

    14%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Machinest

    14%

In 1881, Farmer, Boss Spinner and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pilling. The most common Pilling occupation in Canada was Farmer. 29% of Pilling's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Pilling family was Machinest.

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Pilling Historical Records

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Pilling Life Expectancy

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