Hilaire Family History

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Hilaire Name Meaning

French: from the personal name, French form of Hillary 1.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Allaire, Claire, Hare, Dallaire, Hillard, Hiller, Hilmer, Wilkie

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Hilaire Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Hilaire name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Hilaire. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • France


  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


  • Benin/Togo


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Hilaire Family Origin

Where is the Hilaire family from?

Hilaire Family Occupations

What did your Hilaire ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hilaire family was Cooper. Farm Laborer, Laborer and Works On Farm were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hilaire. The most common Hilaire occupation in the USA was Farm Laborer. 20% of Hilaire's were Farm Laborers.

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  • Farm Laborer

  • Laborer

  • Works On Farm

  • Cooper


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

Hilaire Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Hilaire. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hilaire census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Hilaire. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

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

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Hilaire Life Expectancy

What is the average Hilaire lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, Hilaire life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Hilaire in 1966 was 69, and 76 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hilaire ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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