Pilling Family History

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Pilling Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): topographic name from Old English piling ‘dweller by the stake’ or pylling ‘dweller by the stream’. German: habitational name from a place so named near Straubing, Bavaria. Compare Billing. German: patronymic derivative of Pille 1.

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


Similar surnames: Willing, Billing, Gilling, Welling, Wilding, Helling, Delling

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Pilling Family Origin

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Pilling Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    6%
  • Cotton Weaver

    5%
  • Farmer

    3%
  • Housekeeper

    2%

In 1881, the most common Pilling occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 6% of Pilling's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner, Cotton Weaver and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pilling. A less common occupation for the Pilling family was Housekeeper.

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Pilling Historical Records

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Pilling Life Expectancy

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