Hilkinson Family History

14-Day Free Trial


Hilkinson 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: Wilkinson, Dickinson, Gilkison, Wilkison, Wilkenson, Pilkinton

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Hilkinson Family Origin

Where is the Hilkinson family from?

Hilkinson Family Occupations

What did your Hilkinson ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Hilkinson occupation in the UK was Iron Grinder & Glazer Iron Foundry. 100% of Hilkinson's were Iron Grinder & Glazer Iron Foundrys.

View Census data for Hilkinson | Data not to scale

  • Iron Grinder & Glazer Iron Foundry


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

Hilkinson Historical Records

What Hilkinson family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 108 census records available for the last name Hilkinson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hilkinson census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Hilkinson

Passenger List

There are 32 immigration records available for the last name Hilkinson. 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.

View all Hilkinson immigration records

Draft Card

There are 10 military records available for the last name Hilkinson. For the veterans among your Hilkinson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Hilkinson military records

You've only scratched the surface of Hilkinson family history.

Hilkinson Life Expectancy

What is the average Hilkinson lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hilkinson 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hilkinson

Famous Hilkinson Family Ancestors

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in your family tree

Famous ancestors img
Look up another name