Billy Name Meaning

French: habitational name from any of various minor places so named, for example in Aisne, Côte d’Or, and Nièvre. The place name is from Romano-Gallic Billiacum, from a Gallic personal name Billios (Latin Billius) + the locative suffix -acum. English: unexplained. Compare Billey.

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


Similar surnames: Tilly, Lilly, Bilby, Billey, Dilly, Belle, Bill, Bielby, Hille, Bolle

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Billy Family Origin

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Billy Family Occupations

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  • Charwoman

    20%
  • Horsekeeper

    20%
  • Labourer

    20%
  • Publican & Farmer

    20%

In 1881, the most common Billy occupation in the UK was Charwoman. 20% of Billy's were Charwomans. A less common occupation for the Billy family was Publican & Farmer. Charwoman, Horsekeeper and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Billy.

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Billy Life Expectancy

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Between 1950 and 2004, Billy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Billy in 1950 was 34, and 72 in 2004.

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