Hillegass Family History

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Hillegass Name Meaning

German: from a variant of the Germanic personal name Hildegaud, composed of hild ‘strife’, ‘battle’ + got, of uncertain meaning (perhaps the same word as Goth).

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


Similar surnames: Hillegas, Hiller, Illes, Gilles, Hille, Hilligoss, Milligan, Viegas

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Hillegass Family Origin

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Hillegass Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Cigar Maker

    8%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Keeps House

    6%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hillegass family was Keeps House. The most common Hillegass occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Hillegass's were Farmers. Farmer, Cigar Maker and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hillegass.

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Hillegass Historical Records

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Hillegass Life Expectancy

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Famous Hillegass Family

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Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)

Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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