Hilbig Family History

14-Day Free Trial


Hilbig Name Meaning

German and Dutch: variant of Helwig.

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

Similar surnames: Helbig, Halbig, Herbig, Helwig, Hilber, Holben, Lillig, Helmig

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Hilbig Family Origin

Where is the Hilbig family from?

Hilbig Family Occupations

What did your Hilbig ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Hilbig. 9% of Hilbig men worked as a Laborer and 11% of Hilbig women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hilbig were Baker and Attendant

View Census data for Hilbig | Data not to scale

United States shown, England data unavailable

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Carpenter
  • Delivery Man
  • Baker

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
  • Stenographer
  • Asst Lilrman
  • Attendant

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Hilbig Historical Records

What Hilbig family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Hilbig. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hilbig census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Hilbig

Passenger List

There are 640 immigration records available for the last name Hilbig. 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.

View all Hilbig immigration records

Draft Card

There are 795 military records available for the last name Hilbig. For the veterans among your Hilbig ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Hilbig military records

You've only scratched the surface of Hilbig family history.

Hilbig Life Expectancy

What is the average Hilbig lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Hilbig life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Hilbig in 1964 was 76, and 95 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hilbig

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hilbig 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.

Famous Hilbig Family Ancestors

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in your family tree

Famous ancestors img
Look up another name