William Dill

16 October 1884–8 November 1889 (Age 5)
Leavenworth, Leavenworth, Kansas, United States

The Life of William

When William Dill was born on 16 October 1884, in Leavenworth, Leavenworth, Kansas, United States, his father, William Dill, was 38 and his mother, May Eliza Ralston, was 33. He died on 8 November 1889, at the age of 5.

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William Dill
May Eliza Ralston
Virginia Dill
Jessie Dill
Ralston Dill
William Dill
Helen Dill

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Name Meaning

1 German: metonymic occupational name for a sawyer, from Middle High German dill(e) ‘(floor)board’.2 English: metonymic occupational name for a grower or seller of dill, an aromatic culinary and medicinal herb, Old English dile, dyle.3 English: nickname from Middle English dell, dill, dull ‘dull’, ‘foolish’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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