Hilke Name Meaning

North German, Frisian, and Dutch: usually from a pet form of Hildegund, a Germanic female name composed of the elements hild ‘strife’ + gund ‘battle’. The Dutch surname is sometimes derived from a masculine personal name such as Hildebrand or Hilger.

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


Similar surnames: Hille, Hiller, Hilmer, Hillen, Hild, Hilker, Wilke, Hils, Hapke, Hilt

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Hilke Family Origin

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Hilke Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Cigar Maker

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Clerk In Store

    4%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hilke family was Clerk In Store. The most common Hilke occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Hilke's were Farmers. Farmer, Cigar Maker and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hilke.

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Hilke Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1957 and 2004, Hilke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Hilke in 1957 was 47, and 89 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hilke

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