Quilling Family History

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Quilling Name Meaning

German: patronymic from a Germanic personal name formed with willio ‘will’ as the first element. Compare Quillman.

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


Similar surnames: Billing, Pilling, Willing, Dilling, Skilling, Quiring, Rolling

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Quilling Family Origin

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Quilling Family Occupations

What did your Quilling ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Groceries

    6%

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Quilling ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Quilling Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Quilling. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Quilling 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Quilling. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Quilling. For the veterans among your Quilling ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Quilling Life Expectancy

What is the average Quilling lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Quilling life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Quilling in 1958 was 41, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Quilling

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Quilling ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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