Zills Name Meaning

German: vernacular form of Cyriakus (see Zilch).

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


Similar surnames: Zilles, Zill, Wills, Hille, Bill, Eilts, Mills, Zins, Wilms, Gille

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Zills Family Origin

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Zills Family Occupations

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  • Farming

    67%
  • Farm Laborer

    17%
  • Farmer

    17%

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In 1880, the most common Zills occupation in the USA was Farming. 67% of Zills's were Farmings. Farming and Farm Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Zills. A less common occupation for the Zills family was Farmer.

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Zills Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1958 and 2003, Zills life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Zills in 1958 was 63, and 58 in 2003.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Zills

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