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Tillett Name Meaning

English (Norfolk): from a pet form of the personal name Till.

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


Similar surnames: Gillett, Tilley, Willett, Millett, Pellett, Ellett, Wallett, Gillet

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Where is the Tillett family from?

You can see how Tillett families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Tillett family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Tillett families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1911 there were 14 Tillett families living in Ontario. This was about 78% of all the recorded Tillett's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Tillett families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Tillett surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Tillett ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Labourer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Tillett. .

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

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Labourer
    100%
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Census Records

There are 24,000 census records available for the last name Tillett. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tillett census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Tillett. 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 Cards

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Tillett. For the veterans among your Tillett ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Tillett lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Tillett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Tillett in 1949 was 66, and 70 in 2004.

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