Zill Family History
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Zill Name Meaning
metonymic occupational name for someone who piloted a river barge, from Middle High German zülle, zulle, zille ‘river barge’. from the personal name Cyliak (a variant of Cyriak; see Zilch) or of the female personal name Cäcilie (German form of Cecilia).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Dill, Gill, Hill, Mill, Bill, Will, Nill, Zoll, Till, Lill