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Bullis Name Meaning

English (Cambridgeshire): probably a metonymic occupational name for someone employed in a cattle shed, or a topographic name for someone who lived by one, from a reduced form of Middle English bulehus ‘bull house’, from bul(l)e, bol(l)e ‘bull’ + h(o)us ‘house’. Latvian: nickname or metonymic occupational name from bullis ‘bull’.

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


Similar surnames: Mullis, Bull, Buis, Sallis, Bulls, Ballin, Bulley, Millis, Ballas

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Bullis Family Origin

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Bullis Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    11%
  • Dressmaker

    11%
  • Ivory Turner

    11%
  • Labourer

    11%

In 1881, the most common Bullis occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 11% of Bullis's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner, Dressmaker and Ivory Turner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bullis. A less common occupation for the Bullis family was Labourer.

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