Hilken Family History

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Hilken 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: Wilken, Millen, Hillen, Picken, Wilden, Hilke, Gilgen, Gillen, Ricken

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Hilken Family Origin

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Hilken Family Occupations

What did your Hilken ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Accountant and Painter were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Hilken. The most common Hilken occupation in the UK was Accountant. 50% of Hilken's were Accountants.

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  • Accountant

  • Painter


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

Hilken Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Hilken. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hilken 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 692 immigration records available for the last name Hilken. 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 397 military records available for the last name Hilken. For the veterans among your Hilken ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hilken Life Expectancy

What is the average Hilken lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Hilken life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Hilken in 1963 was 78, and 50 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hilken

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hilken 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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