Still Family History

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Still Name Meaning

Scottish, English, and German: nickname for a calm man, from Middle English, Middle High German stille ‘calm’, ‘still’. The German name may also have denoted a (deaf) mute, from the same word in the sense ‘silent’. English: topographic name for someone who lived by a fish trap in a river, from Middle English still, stell ‘fish trap’. German: habitational name from a place so named, in Alsace, near Strasbourg.

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

Similar surnames: Grill, Stull, Stall, Stell, Stoll, Toll, Gill, Stiller, Stile, Mill

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Still Family Origin

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Still Family Occupations

What did your Still ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Still. 9% of Still men worked as a General Labourer and 73% of Still women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Still were Builders Labourer and Domestic Servant

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Gardener
  • Bricklayer
  • Builders Labourer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Private Means
  • Domestic Servant

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

Still Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 110,000 census records available for the last name Still. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Still 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 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Still. 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 48,000 military records available for the last name Still. For the veterans among your Still ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Still Life Expectancy

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Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Still life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1953. The average life expectancy for Still in 1943 was 37, and 75 in 2004.

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