Hildreth Family History

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Hildreth Name Meaning

Northern English: probably from a Middle English personal name, perhaps a variant of Eldridge.

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


Similar surnames: Heldreth, Eldreth, Hilder, Culbreth, Childrey, Hille, Childre

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Hildreth Family Origin

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Hildreth Family Occupations

What did your Hildreth ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Hildreth. 4% of Hildreth men worked as a General Labourer and 54% of Hildreth women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hildreth were Colliery Hewer and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    4%
  • Farmer
    3%
  • Assisting On Farm
    2%
  • Colliery Hewer
    2%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    54%
  • Housewife
    4%
  • Domestic Duties
    3%
  • Housekeeper
    2%

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

Hildreth Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 46,000 census records available for the last name Hildreth. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hildreth 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Hildreth. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Hildreth. For the veterans among your Hildreth ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hildreth Life Expectancy

What is the average Hildreth lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Hildreth life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Hildreth in 1951 was 37, and 76 in 2004.

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