Hilgeman Family History

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Hilgeman Name Meaning

North German (Hilgemann): occupational name for a member of a church council, from Middle Low German hilge ‘holy’ (inflected form of hillich) + man ‘man’.

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


Similar surnames: Hillman, Hageman, Hegeman, Tilghman, Haldeman, Wileman, Holterman

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Hilgeman Family Origin

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Hilgeman Family Occupations

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  • Brickmaker

    14%
  • Farmer

    14%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Butcher

    7%

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In 1880, Brickmaker, Farmer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hilgeman. A less common occupation for the Hilgeman family was Butcher. The most common Hilgeman occupation in the USA was Brickmaker. 14% of Hilgeman's were Brickmakers.

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Hilgeman Historical Records

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Hilgeman Life Expectancy

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Famous Hilgeman Family

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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)

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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
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