Popularity of the last name by country

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Origine of last name

SILL : 1: English: from the Middle English personal name Sil a pet form of <a href="https://en.geneanet.org/surnames/Silvester">Silvester</a> Silvein (see <a href="https://en.geneanet.org/surnames/Selwyn">Selwyn</a>) or perhaps Cecily (see <a href="https://en.geneanet.org/surnames/Sisley">Sisley</a>). Compare <a href="https://en.geneanet.org/surnames/Silcox">Silcox</a> <a href="https://en.geneanet.org/surnames/Sillett">Sillett</a>.2: English: habitational name from one or more places called with Old English syle sylu ‘bog mire’.3: North German: topographic name from Low German süll sill ‘sill threshold ramp’.4: German: metonymic occupational name from Middle High German sil(e) ‘rope of the harness (for horses etc.)’ for a maker or user of such equipment.

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