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Churchill Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places named Churchill, for example in Devon, Oxfordshire, Somerset, and Worcestershire. Most were probably originally named with a Celtic element crug ‘hill’ (which early on was reinterpreted as Old English cyrice ‘church’), to which was added Old English hyll ‘hill’.

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


Similar surnames: Thornhill, Barnhill, Tuthill, Churchwell, Coghill, Birchall, Hugill

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Churchill Family Origin

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Churchill Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    5%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Coal Miner

    3%
  • Farmer

    2%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Churchill. A less common occupation for the Churchill family was Farmer. The most common Churchill occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 5% of Churchill's were Agricultural Labourers.

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Churchill Historical Records

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Churchill Life Expectancy

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