Hilkins Family History

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Hilkins 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: Filkins, Hipkins, Wilkins, Hawkins, Firkins, Hopkins, Hilding

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Hilkins Family Origin

Where is the Hilkins family from?

Hilkins Family Occupations

What did your Hilkins ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Jouineyman Dilverrmitt Master and Domestic Servant were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Hilkins. 34% of Hilkins women worked as a Domestic Servant

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Jouineyman Dilverrmitt Master

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Domestic Servant
  • Hairdresser
  • Paid Domestic Duties

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Hilkins Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 342 census records available for the last name Hilkins. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hilkins 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 13 immigration records available for the last name Hilkins. 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 19 military records available for the last name Hilkins. For the veterans among your Hilkins ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hilkins Life Expectancy

What is the average Hilkins lifespan?

Between 1972 and 1991, in the United States, Hilkins life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Hilkins in 1972 was 84, and 79 in 1991.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hilkins

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hilkins 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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