Hille Family History

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Hille Name Meaning

English: variant of Hill 1. North German: from the personal name Hille, a pet form of Hildebrand. Dutch: from the place name ten Hulle, from hulle ‘hill’, found in many parts of the Netherlands. Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads in southwestern Norway, mostly on islands, named Hille, from Old Norse hilla ‘terrace’, ‘ledge’.

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

Similar surnames: Pille, Helle, Hiller, Hill, Halle, Hillen, Hilke, Holle, Bille, Gille

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Hille Family Origin

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Hille Family Occupations

What did your Hille ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Hille occupation in the UK was Civil Enginee R N. 25% of Hille's were Civil Enginee R Ns. Civil Enginee R N, Clerk Tea Trade and Master Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hille. A less common occupation for the Hille family was Tailor.

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  • Civil Enginee R N

  • Clerk Tea Trade

  • Master Tailor

  • Tailor


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

Hille Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Hille. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hille 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Hille. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Hille. For the veterans among your Hille ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hille Life Expectancy

What is the average Hille lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Hille life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Hille in 1951 was 49, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hille

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hille 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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