Sills is a surname that research shows has been established since the eleventh century. Sills is a English occupational surname of old Scottish origins. First documented evidence of the surname dates to the county of Norfolk in 1286. During the period of the British Empire the name spread with the colonies to areas of America, Asia, India and Australia.
Sills is the 150th most popular surname in the world. Devon currently holds the highest density of families with the last name Sills. A late nineteenth century Sills was noted as a keen drinker after police allegedly escorted him out of no less than 7 watering holes in a single night. 110
Some of the more famous Sills's are: