Shillington Family History

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Shillington Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Bedfordshire, so named from an unattested Old English personal name, Scyttel + -inga- (genitive plural) ‘belonging to the people of’ + dun ‘hill’.

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


Similar surnames: Billington, Wallington, Millington, Withington, Chivington

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Shillington Family Origin

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Shillington Family Occupations

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  • Grocer

    25%
  • Butcher

    13%
  • Fisherman

    13%
  • Officer Of Inland Revenue Excise Branch

    13%

In 1881, Grocer, Butcher and Fisherman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shillington. A less common occupation for the Shillington family was Officer Of Inland Revenue Excise Branch. The most common Shillington occupation in the UK was Grocer. 25% of Shillington's were Grocers.

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Shillington Historical Records

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Shillington Life Expectancy

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