Rilling Family History

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Rilling Name Meaning

German and Swiss German: patronymic from Rill.

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


Similar surnames: Willing, Rolling, Pilling, Riling, Trilling, Dilling, Drilling

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Rilling Family Origin

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Rilling Family Occupations

What did your Rilling ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Rilling occupation in the UK was Carpenter (...Chimn... Maker). 33% of Rilling's were Carpenter (...Chimn... Maker)s. A less common occupation for the Rilling family was Lodge Porter. Carpenter (...Chimn... Maker) and Labourer (Farm) were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Rilling.

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  • Carpenter (...Chimn... Maker)

    33%
  • Labourer (Farm)

    33%
  • Lodge Porter

    33%

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

Rilling Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Rilling. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rilling census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Rilling

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Rilling. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Rilling. For the veterans among your Rilling ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rilling Life Expectancy

What is the average Rilling lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2003, in the United States, Rilling life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Rilling in 1957 was 61, and 74 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rilling

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rilling 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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