Billiter Family History

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Billiter Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a bell-founder, Middle English belleyetere, from Old English belle + geotere. It is unlikely that there would have been enough work to keep anyone employed exclusively in making bells, and there is evidence that bell makers were general founders, engaged for the most part in making smaller domestic items, such as pots and buckles.

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


Similar surnames: Hillier, Biller, Hollier, Billeter, Collier, Bullinger, Tullier

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Billiter Family Origin

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Billiter Family Occupations

What did your Billiter ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Director Of Import Merchant and Household Unpaid Domestic Busin were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Billiter. 50% of Billiter men worked as a Director Of Import Merchant and 50% of Billiter women worked as a Household Unpaid Domestic Busin. Some less common occupations for Americans named Billiter were Motor Engineer and Private Means

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Director Of Import Merchant
    50%
  • Motor Engineer
    50%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Household Unpaid Domestic Busin
    50%
  • Private Means
    50%

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

Billiter Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Billiter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Billiter 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 167 immigration records available for the last name Billiter. 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 464 military records available for the last name Billiter. For the veterans among your Billiter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Billiter Life Expectancy

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Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Billiter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Billiter in 1952 was 55, and 75 in 2004.

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