Zilles Family History

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Zilles Name Meaning

German: probably a variant of Zillies, a vernacular form of Cyriakus (see Zilch).

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

Similar surnames: Zills, Illes, Gilles, Ziller, Gillen, Cilley, Hille, Hiller, Gille

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Zilles Family Origin

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Zilles Family Occupations

What did your Zilles ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Gardener and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Zilles. The most common Zilles occupation in the USA was Gardener. 50% of Zilles's were Gardeners.

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  • Gardener

  • Laborer


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Zilles Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Zilles. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zilles 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 160 immigration records available for the last name Zilles. 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 210 military records available for the last name Zilles. For the veterans among your Zilles ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Zilles Life Expectancy

What is the average Zilles lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2003, in the United States, Zilles life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Zilles in 1957 was 57, and 91 in 2003.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Zilles 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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