Hilka Family History

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Hilka 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: Hilke, Zilka, Hulka, Bilka, Hilla, Hill, Villa, Hick, Vila, Lipka

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Hilka Family Origin

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Hilka Family Occupations

What did your Hilka ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Proprietor and Janitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Hilka. 17% of Hilka men worked as a Proprietor and 25% of Hilka women worked as a Janitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hilka were Chair Master and Telephone Operator

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Proprietor
  • Assembling
  • Bricklayers Helper
  • Chair Master

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Janitress
  • New Worker
  • Spinner
  • Telephone Operator

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

Hilka Historical Records

What Hilka family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 250 census records available for the last name Hilka. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hilka 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 34 immigration records available for the last name Hilka. 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 24 military records available for the last name Hilka. For the veterans among your Hilka ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hilka Life Expectancy

What is the average Hilka lifespan?

Between 1971 and 2003, in the United States, Hilka life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Hilka in 1971 was 73, and 86 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hilka

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hilka 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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