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Quillen Name Meaning

Irish: shortened form of McQuillan or McCullen .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Quillan, Quillin, Quigley, Gillen, Quill, Quinley, Mcquillen, Millen

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Where is the Quillen family from?

You can see how Quillen families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Quillen family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Quillen families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 7 Quillen families living in Lancashire. This was about 32% of all the recorded Quillen's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Quillen families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Quillen surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Quillen ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Quillen. 19% of Quillen men worked as a Farmer and 10% of Quillen women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Quillen were Farming and Stenographer. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Farming

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
  • Bookkeeper
  • Clerk
  • Stenographer
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Census Records

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Quillen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Quillen census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 893 immigration records available for the last name Quillen. 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 Cards

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Quillen. For the veterans among your Quillen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Quillen lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Quillen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Quillen in 1950 was 56, and 72 in 2004.

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