Bilk Family History

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Bilk Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Wilk, Silk, Milk, Gill, Mill, Zink, Hill, Kil, Dick, Bick

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Bilk Family Origin

Where is the Bilk family from?

Bilk Family Occupations

What did your Bilk ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Boat Builder, Boatbuilder and Builders Foreman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bilk. A less common occupation for the Bilk family was Carpenter. The most common Bilk occupation in the UK was Boat Builder. 9% of Bilk's were Boat Builders.

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  • Boat Builder

    9%
  • Boatbuilder

    9%
  • Builders Foreman

    9%
  • Carpenter

    9%

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

Bilk Historical Records

What Bilk family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bilk. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bilk census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Bilk

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Bilk. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Bilk. For the veterans among your Bilk ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bilk Life Expectancy

What is the average Bilk lifespan?

Between 1962 and 1994, in the United States, Bilk life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Bilk in 1962 was 70, and 85 in 1994.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bilk

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bilk 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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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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