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Origins of the Lille surname

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About the Lilles

We have a total number of 411 records for people with the last name Lille.

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Where do most Lilles live?

In 1921, most Lilles lived in London.


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Interesting facts about Lilles

How common is your surname?

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

We have 301 records for the Lille surname. The oldest one dates back to .

Who were Lilles most likely to marry?

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Morrises

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What are the most common Lille first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Lilles

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

Common Female occupations for Lilles in 1921
Dressmaker

3

Charwoman

2

House Servant

2

Annuitant

1

Assistant

1

Common Male occupations for Lilles in 1921
Blacksmith

6

Agricultural Labourer

3

Grocer

2

Journeyman Wright

2

Mairchand

2

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