Tiller Family History

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Tiller Name Meaning

Southern English: occupational name for a husbandman, from Middle English til(l)er, a secondary derivative of Old English tilian ‘to till or cultivate’. There has been some confusion with Tiler (see Tyler). South German: topographic name of unknown origin. North German: from a variant of Thiel. variant of German Tüller (see Tuller).

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


Similar surnames: Tilley, Toller, Diller, Miller, Biller, Hiller, Tuller, Teller

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Tiller Family Origin

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Tiller Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Cabinet Maker

    17%
  • Farming

    17%
  • Labourer

    17%

In 1881, Farmer, Cabinet Maker and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tiller. The most common Tiller occupation in Canada was Farmer. 50% of Tiller's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Tiller family was Labourer.

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Tiller Historical Records

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Tiller Life Expectancy

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