Hilkers Family History

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Hilkers 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: Vickers, Villers, Sillers, Tilkens, Gilkes, Oelkers, Kilker, Hillers

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Hilkers Family Origin

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Hilkers Family Occupations

What did your Hilkers ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Hilkers occupation in the USA was Chair Maker. 100% of Hilkers's were Chair Makers.

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  • Chair Maker


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

Hilkers Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 40 census records available for the last name Hilkers. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hilkers 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 21 immigration records available for the last name Hilkers. 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 military records available for the last name Hilkers. For the veterans among your Hilkers ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hilkers Life Expectancy

What is the average Hilkers lifespan?

Average Hilkers life expectancy in 1973 was 87 years. This was higher than the general public life expectancy which was 70.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hilkers 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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