Dils Name Meaning

Dutch: Brabantine variant of Gils, a patronymic from the vernacular form of Aegidius (see Giles). Altered spelling of German Dilz (see Dilts).

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


Similar surnames: Dies, Dile, Dills, Ris, Dilg, Hils, Dilks, Wilms, Dilts, Dill

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Dils Family Origin

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Dils Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Cabinet Maker

    6%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Dry Goods Merchant

    4%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Dils family was Dry Goods Merchant. The most common Dils occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Dils's were Farmers. Farmer, Cabinet Maker and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dils.

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Dils Historical Records

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Dils Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1950 and 2004, Dils life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Dils in 1950 was 65, and 81 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dils

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