Hild Family History

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Hild Name Meaning

German and Dutch: from a short form of Hildebrand or other compound names with the same initial element, hild ‘strife’, ‘battle’. English: from the medieval female personal name Hilda (Old English Hild), representing a short form of compound names with the first element hild ‘strife’, ‘battle’. Compare Hilliard, for example.

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

Similar surnames: Hill, Held, Hils, Hilt, Wild, Hilke, Child, Hind, Bird, Hand

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Hild Family Origin

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Hild Family Occupations

What did your Hild ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Wine Merchant and Wine Merchants Traveller were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Hild. The most common Hild occupation in the UK was Wine Merchant. 50% of Hild's were Wine Merchants.

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  • Wine Merchant

  • Wine Merchants Traveller


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

Hild Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Hild. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hild 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Hild. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Hild. For the veterans among your Hild ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hild Life Expectancy

What is the average Hild lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Hild life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Hild in 1944 was 30, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hild

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hild 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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