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 1881, the most common Billiter occupation in the UK was Agent Coal. 20% of Billiter's were Agent Coals. A less common occupation for the Billiter family was Gentleman. Agent Coal, Clerk and Co Principal Of School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Billiter.

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  • Agent Coal

    20%
  • Clerk

    20%
  • Co Principal Of School

    20%
  • Gentleman

    20%

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

Billiter Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 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 642 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 1,000 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

What is the average Billiter lifespan?

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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Billiter

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Billiter 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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