Pillow Family History

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Pillow Name Meaning

English: variant of Pedley 1.

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

Similar surnames: Pellow, Dillow, Billow, Piller, Gillow, Willows, Mellow, Bellow

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Pillow Family Origin

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Pillow Family Occupations

What did your Pillow ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Shipping Clerk and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Pillow. 5% of Pillow men worked as a Shipping Clerk and 35% of Pillow women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pillow were Asst Buyer China Glass iron Monger and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Shipping Clerk
  • Air Ministry War Lint On r Af Station
  • Assisting Father On
  • Asst Buyer China Glass iron Monger

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Domestic Servant
  • Household Duties (unpaid)
  • Housekeeper

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

Pillow Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Pillow. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pillow 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 839 immigration records available for the last name Pillow. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Pillow. For the veterans among your Pillow ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pillow Life Expectancy

What is the average Pillow lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Pillow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Pillow in 1945 was 31, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pillow

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pillow 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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