Bille Family History

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Bille Name Meaning

altered form of Bielde, a Danish noble name. from the Old Norse personal name Bille meaning ‘axe’, ‘hatchet’.

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

Similar surnames: Pille, Hille, Biller, Balle, Bill, Billet, Bible, Gille, Bolle

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Bille Family Origin

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Bille Family Occupations

What did your Bille ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Light Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Bille. 34% of Bille men worked as a Light Labourer and 55% of Bille women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bille were Railway Clerk (retd) and Independant Domes

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Light Labourer
  • P O Engineering labourer
  • Railway Clerk (retd)

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Domestic Duties
  • Fashim Artist
  • Independant Domes

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

Bille Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Bille. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bille 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Bille. 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 Bille. For the veterans among your Bille ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bille Life Expectancy

What is the average Bille lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Bille life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Bille in 1955 was 47, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bille

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bille 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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