Bullis Family History

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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

What did your Bullis ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Brass Moulder and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Bullis. 7% of Bullis men worked as a Brass Moulder and 50% of Bullis women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bullis were Coal Cutter (below) Heavy Worker and Cook Dining Rrom

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Brass Moulder
    7%
  • Cable Makers electrical Engineers Branch Manager
    7%
  • Caterer Dining Room
    7%
  • Coal Cutter (below) Heavy Worker
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    50%
  • duties
    8%
  • Cartoon Box Machine Operator
    8%
  • Cook Dining Rrom
    8%

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

Bullis Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 21,000 census records available for the last name Bullis. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bullis 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Bullis. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Bullis. For the veterans among your Bullis ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bullis Life Expectancy

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Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Bullis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Bullis in 1952 was 63, and 70 in 2004.

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