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Where is the Willis family from?
You can see how Willis families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Willis family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Willis families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 603 Willis families living in Ontario. This was about 51% of all the recorded Willis's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Willis families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Willis surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1921, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Willis. 31% of Willis men worked as a Farmer and 12% of Willis women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Willis were Carpenter and Operator.