Hilkin Family History

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Hilkin 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: Wilkin, Filkins, Mirkin, Elkin, Belkin, Gilpin, Malkin, Itkin, Salkin

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Hilkin Family Origin

Where is the Hilkin family from?

Hilkin Family Occupations

What did your Hilkin ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Hilkin family was Tripe Dealer (Fruit). The most common Hilkin occupation in the UK was Fishmonger. 25% of Hilkin's were Fishmongers. Fishmonger, Gas Stoker and Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hilkin.

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  • Fishmonger

  • Gas Stoker

  • Grocer

  • Tripe Dealer (Fruit)


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

Hilkin Historical Records

What Hilkin family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 893 census records available for the last name Hilkin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hilkin 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 36 immigration records available for the last name Hilkin. 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 54 military records available for the last name Hilkin. For the veterans among your Hilkin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hilkin Life Expectancy

What is the average Hilkin lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Hilkin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Hilkin in 1965 was 71, and 60 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hilkin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hilkin 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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