Hilker Family History

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Hilker Name Meaning

North German and Frisian: variant of Hilke. German and Dutch: variant of Hilger.

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

Similar surnames: Hiller, Hilke, Hilmer, Hinker, Helke, Wilker, Hilber, Hilkert, Hille

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Hilker Family Origin

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Hilker Family Occupations

What did your Hilker ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Hilker occupation in the UK was Pork Butcher. 100% of Hilker's were Pork Butchers.

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  • Pork Butcher


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

Hilker Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Hilker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hilker 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Hilker. 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 Hilker. For the veterans among your Hilker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hilker Life Expectancy

What is the average Hilker lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Hilker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Hilker in 1954 was 34, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hilker

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hilker 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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