Bilyeu Family History

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Bilyeu Name Meaning

Probably an altered form of French Billeaud. Compare Belyeu.

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

Similar surnames: Belyeu, Biller, Billet, Bolger, Bille, Bilbo, Bullen, Pilkey, Gillem

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Bilyeu Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Bilyeu name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Bilyeu. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • Sweden


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Bilyeu Family Origin

Where is the Bilyeu family from?

Bilyeu Family Occupations

What did your Bilyeu ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bilyeu family was Blacksmith. The most common Bilyeu occupation in the USA was Farmer. 54% of Bilyeu's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bilyeu.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Keeping House

  • Blacksmith


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

Bilyeu Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Bilyeu. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bilyeu 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 170 immigration records available for the last name Bilyeu. 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 Bilyeu. For the veterans among your Bilyeu ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bilyeu Life Expectancy

What is the average Bilyeu lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Bilyeu life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Bilyeu in 1945 was 35, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bilyeu

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bilyeu 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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