Tillis Family History

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Tillis Name Meaning

English: metronymic from the medieval personal name Till. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): variant spelling of Tilles.

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


Similar surnames: Tilles, Millis, Lillis, Till, Willis, Tillie, Tilly, Illes, Hillis

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Tillis Family Origin

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Tillis Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Laborer

    19%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%
  • Farming

    5%

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

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Tillis Historical Records

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Tillis Life Expectancy

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