Villers Family History

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Villers Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin) and northern French: habitational name from any of the numerous places in France named Viller(s) or Villier(s), from Late Latin villare ‘outlying farm’, ‘dependent settlement’.

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

Similar surnames: Villars, Villere, Villela, Vallery, Valles, Villas, Diller, Gilles

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Villers Family Origin

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Villers Family Occupations

What did your Villers ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Villers family was Carriage Painter (Coachmaker). The most common Villers occupation in the UK was Annuitant. 6% of Villers's were Annuitants. Annuitant, Blacksmith and Bricklayer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Villers.

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  • Annuitant

  • Blacksmith

  • Bricklayer

  • Carriage Painter (Coachmaker)


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Villers ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Villers Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Villers. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Villers 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 880 immigration records available for the last name Villers. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Villers. For the veterans among your Villers ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Villers Life Expectancy

What is the average Villers lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Villers life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Villers in 1956 was 32, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Villers

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Villers 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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