Willis Family History

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Willis Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Will.

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

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Willis Family Origin

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Willis Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    6%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Coal Miner

    2%
  • Farmer

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Willis family was Farmer. Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Willis. The most common Willis occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 6% of Willis's were Agricultural Labourers.

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Willis Life Expectancy

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Famous Willis Family

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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)

Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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