Last name: PILLING

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PILLING : This last name is indexed 40,777 times on Geneanet!

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PILLING : 1: English (Lancashire): habitational name from a place so called which takes its name from the River Pilling. The etymology of the river name is uncertain but is perhaps associated with Old English pyll ‘tidal creek’.2: English (Lancashire): topographic name for someone who lived by a creek or stream (Old English pyll ‘tidal creek’) or by a stake a derivative of Pill + the Middle English suffix -ing.3: English (Lancashire): perhaps from an unrecorded Middle English personal name Piling a pet form of Old English Pīl (from pīl ‘stake’ perhaps a short form of an Old English name such as Pīlheard) + the Old English hypocoristic suffix -ing.4: German: habitational name from a place so named near Straubing Bavaria. Compare Billing.5: German: patronymic from Pille 1.

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