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Billen Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: from a reduced form of the personal name Boudewijn (see Baldwin). English: variant of Bullen.

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


Similar surnames: Gillen, Hillen, Millen, Pillen, Biller, Billet, Hiller, Willen, Hille

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Billen Family Origin

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Billen Family Occupations

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  • Butcher

    12%
  • Gardener

    12%
  • Ag Labr

    6%
  • Annuitant

    6%

In 1881, the most common Billen occupation in the UK was Butcher. 12% of Billen's were Butchers. Butcher, Gardener and Ag Labr were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Billen. A less common occupation for the Billen family was Annuitant.

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Billen Historical Records

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Billen Life Expectancy

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