Dils Family History

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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

What did your Dils ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Assistant Draughtsm and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Dils. 50% of Dils men worked as an Assistant Draughtsm and 50% of Dils women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dils were Jeweller and Warehouse Assistant

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Assistant Draughtsm
  • Jeweller

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Warehouse Assistant

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

Dils Historical Records

What Dils family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Dils. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dils 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 253 immigration records available for the last name Dils. 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 912 military records available for the last name Dils. For the veterans among your Dils ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dils Life Expectancy

What is the average Dils lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dils

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dils 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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