Hilbert Family History

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Hilbert Name Meaning

English, French, Dutch, and German: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements hild ‘strife’, ‘battle’ + berht ‘bright’, ‘famous’.

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

Similar surnames: Hiebert, Filbert, Gilbert, Wilbert, Hulbert, Helbert, Milbert

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Hilbert Family Origin

Where is the Hilbert family from?

Hilbert Family Occupations

What did your Hilbert ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Hilbert family was Clogger. The most common Hilbert occupation in the UK was Blacksmith. 4% of Hilbert's were Blacksmiths. Blacksmith, Boot Maker and Builder were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hilbert.

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  • Blacksmith

  • Boot Maker

  • Builder

  • Clogger


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

Hilbert Historical Records

What Hilbert family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 31,000 census records available for the last name Hilbert. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hilbert 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Hilbert. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Hilbert. For the veterans among your Hilbert ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hilbert Life Expectancy

What is the average Hilbert lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Hilbert life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Hilbert in 1950 was 32, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hilbert

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hilbert 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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