Hilgert Family History

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Hilgert Name Meaning

German (eastern and central) and Dutch: variant of Hilger.

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


Similar surnames: Hilgers, Hilpert, Hilbert, Hilger, Hilker, Hilkert, Hippert, Hiller

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Hilgert Family Origin

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Hilgert Family Occupations

What did your Hilgert ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Hilgert. 37% of Hilgert men worked as a Farmer and 27% of Hilgert women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hilgert were Mechanic and Packer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    37%
  • Laborer
    35%
  • Machinist
    5%
  • Mechanic
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    27%
  • Teacher
    20%
  • Nurse
    14%
  • Packer
    14%

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

Hilgert Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Hilgert. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hilgert 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 568 immigration records available for the last name Hilgert. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Hilgert. For the veterans among your Hilgert ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hilgert Life Expectancy

What is the average Hilgert lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Hilgert life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Hilgert in 1959 was 54, and 75 in 2004.

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