Lillis Family History

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Lillis Name Meaning

Irish and English: metronymic from Lilly. Greek: from the personal name Lili, a pet form of Vangelis (see Vangel, Evangelista) or any of various other personal names ending in -lis, e.g. Anatolis, Vassilis, Gavrilis.

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

Similar surnames: Millis, Tillis, Willis, Lollis, Lilly, Rallis, Gillig, Dellis, Fallis

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Lillis Family Origin

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Lillis Family Occupations

What did your Lillis ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Labourer, A G Labourer and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lillis. A less common occupation for the Lillis family was Coach Painter. The most common Lillis occupation in the UK was Labourer. 12% of Lillis's were Labourers.

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  • Labourer

  • A G Labourer

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Coach Painter


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Lillis ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Lillis Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 19,000 census records available for the last name Lillis. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lillis 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Lillis. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Lillis. For the veterans among your Lillis ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lillis Life Expectancy

What is the average Lillis lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Lillis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Lillis in 1948 was 49, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lillis

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lillis 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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