Hilk Family History

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Hilk Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Wilk, Silk, Milk, Gill, Mill, Zink, Hill, Kil, Dick, Bick

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Hilk Family Origin

Where is the Hilk family from?

Hilk Family Occupations

What did your Hilk ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer and Washing were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Hilk. The most common Hilk occupation in the USA was Laborer. 50% of Hilk's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

  • Washing


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

Hilk Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Hilk. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hilk 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 91 immigration records available for the last name Hilk. 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 258 military records available for the last name Hilk. For the veterans among your Hilk ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hilk Life Expectancy

What is the average Hilk lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2003, in the United States, Hilk life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Hilk in 1945 was 34, and 82 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hilk

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hilk 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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