Billig Family History

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Billig Name Meaning

habitational name from a place named Billig, near Cologne. nickname from Middle High German billich ‘proper’, ‘appropriate’.

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


Similar surnames: Billing, Willig, Bolling, Balling, Pilling, Ballin, Biller, Willing

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Billig Family Origin

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Billig Family Occupations

What did your Billig ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Ladies Hairdresser and Barmaid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Billig. 25% of Billig men worked as a Ladies Hairdresser and 20% of Billig women worked as a Barmaid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Billig were Tinsmith (incapacit and Medical Practitioner

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Ladies Hairdresser
    25%
  • Managing Director Metal Staniping Works
    25%
  • Teacher (retired)
    25%
  • Tinsmith (incapacit
    25%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Barmaid
    20%
  • Felling Hand (tailors)
    20%
  • House Physician
    20%
  • Medical Practitioner
    20%

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

Billig Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Billig. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Billig 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 Billig. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Billig. For the veterans among your Billig ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Billig Life Expectancy

What is the average Billig lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Billig life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Billig in 1942 was 55, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Billig

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