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Origins of the Illis surname

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About the Illises

We have a total number of 130 records for people with the last name Illis.

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Where do most Illises live?

In 1921, most Illises lived in London.

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Interesting facts about Illises

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 109 records for the Illis surname. The oldest one dates back to 1825.

Who were Illises most likely to marry?

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Illises.

What are the most common Illis first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Margaret

Our birth record sets tell us the names of Illis family members

Common jobs for Illises

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Illises in 1921
House Servant


Slipper Machinist




Cap & Hat Finisher


Domestic Help


Common Male occupations for Illises in 1921
Farm Hands




Agricultural Labourer


Assistant Salesman




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