Stillman Family History

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Stillman Name Meaning

English and German (Stillmann): variant of Still. Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname or ornamental name, from German still ‘calm’, ‘quiet’ + Mann ‘man’ (Yiddish shtil + man).

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


Similar surnames: Stallman, Stellman, Sillman, Sellman, Spillman, Millman, Spellman

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Stillman Family Origin

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Stillman Family Occupations

What did your Stillman ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Cabinet Maker and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Stillman. 19% of Stillman men worked as a Cabinet Maker and 84% of Stillman women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Stillman were Old Age Pensioner and Unpaid Household Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Cabinet Maker
    19%
  • Painter decorator
    14%
  • Plasterer
    14%
  • Old Age Pensioner
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    84%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    6%
  • Private Means
    3%
  • Unpaid Household Duties
    3%

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

Stillman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 46,000 census records available for the last name Stillman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stillman 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Stillman. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Stillman. For the veterans among your Stillman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Stillman Life Expectancy

What is the average Stillman lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Stillman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Stillman in 1944 was 49, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Stillman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Stillman 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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