Sillman Family History

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Sillman Name Meaning

English: variant of Selman. German (Sillmann): possibly a variant of Sieler, or a topographic name for someone living on a ridge, from Low German süll, sill ‘sill’, ‘threshold’, ‘ramp’.

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


Similar surnames: Sellman, Billman, Zillman, Hillman, Pillman, Stillman, Spillman

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Sillman Family Origin

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Sillman Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    35%
  • Annuitant

    6%
  • Coalminer

    6%
  • House Keeper

    6%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Annuitant and Coalminer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sillman. The most common Sillman occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 35% of Sillman's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Sillman family was House Keeper.

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Sillman Historical Records

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Sillman Life Expectancy

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