Hilgendorf Family History

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Hilgendorf Name Meaning

North German: habitational name from any of several places so named, from Middle Low German hilge(n) ‘holy’ (inflected form of hillich) + dorp ‘village’.

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


Similar surnames: Hilgenberg, Langendorf, Mittendorf, Wellendorf, Middendorf, Elmendorf

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Hilgendorf Family Origin

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Hilgendorf Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    48%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Cattle Broker

    4%

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In 1880, the most common Hilgendorf occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Hilgendorf's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hilgendorf. A less common occupation for the Hilgendorf family was Cattle Broker.

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Hilgendorf Historical Records

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Hilgendorf Life Expectancy

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