Bilal Family History

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Bilal Name Meaning

Muslim (widespread throughout the Muslim world): from a personal name based on Arabic bilal ‘moist’. This was the name of one of the Companions of the Prophet Muhammad, who became the first muezzin (caller to prayer) in Islam.

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

Similar surnames: Bill, Bal, Gill, Bitar, Will, Vial, Vilas, Bina, Bala, Billy

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Bilal Family Origin

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Bilal Family Occupations

What did your Bilal ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Clerk and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Bilal. 50% of Bilal women worked as a Housework

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
  • Linker

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

Bilal Historical Records

What Bilal family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 69 census records available for the last name Bilal. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bilal 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 78 immigration records available for the last name Bilal. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 279 military records available for the last name Bilal. For the veterans among your Bilal ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bilal Life Expectancy

What is the average Bilal lifespan?

Between 1972 and 2003, in the United States, Bilal life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Bilal in 1972 was 66, and 43 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bilal

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bilal 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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