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Stillings Name Meaning

German (Westphalia): patronymic from a short form of Stillo, from a Germanic personal name formed with stille ‘calm’, ‘quiet’, ‘mute’ as the first element. Possibly English, an altered form of Stilling, a Cumbrian surname of unexplained etymology.

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


Similar surnames: Skillings, Stallings, Sieling, Stilling, Quilling, Hellings, Skilling

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Stillings Family Origin

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Stillings Family Occupations

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  • Scissor Smith

    40%
  • Marster Printer (Letter Press)

    20%
  • Plumber & Painter (Master Employing 2 Men)

    20%
  • Shoe Manufacturer

    20%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Stillings family was Shoe Manufacturer. Scissor Smith, Marster Printer (Letter Press) and Plumber & Painter (Master Employing 2 Men) were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Stillings. The most common Stillings occupation in the UK was Scissor Smith. 40% of Stillings's were Scissor Smiths.

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Stillings Historical Records

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Stillings Life Expectancy

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