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Ilyan Family History

Ilyan Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Yan, Lyon, Bryan, Lian, Lyman, Ryan, Olan, Millan, Lynn, Elman

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Where is the Ilyan family from?

You can see how Ilyan families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ilyan family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1891 and 1920. The most Ilyan families were found in USA in 1920, and United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there was 1 Ilyan family living in London. This was 100% of all the recorded Ilyan's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Ilyan families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ilyan surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Ilyan ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Census Records

There are 135 census records available for the last name Ilyan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ilyan census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2 immigration records available for the last name Ilyan. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Ilyan. For the veterans among your Ilyan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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