Trilling Family History

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Trilling Name Meaning

German: nickname from Middle High German drilinc ‘one of three’, ‘one third’, which was also the name of a medieval coin.

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

Similar surnames: Drilling, Shilling, Riling, Frieling, Schilling, Zwilling, Rilling

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Trilling Family Origin

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Trilling Family Occupations

What did your Trilling ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Trilling family was Produce Dealer. Carpenter and Dry Goods Merchant were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Trilling. The most common Trilling occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 50% of Trilling's were Carpenters.

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  • Carpenter

  • Dry Goods Merchant

  • Produce Dealer


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

Trilling Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Trilling. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Trilling 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 654 immigration records available for the last name Trilling. 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 286 military records available for the last name Trilling. For the veterans among your Trilling ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Trilling Life Expectancy

What is the average Trilling lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Trilling life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Trilling in 1959 was 53, and 81 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Trilling 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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