Hillian Family History

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Hillian Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Helléan in Brittany, France. The name was taken to England by Tihel de Helion, who after the Norman conquest gave his name to the manor of Helions Bumpstead in Essex.

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

Similar surnames: Hillman, Gillian, Milian, Killin, Billman, Hallin, Pillman, Hillier

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Hillian Family Origin

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Hillian Family Occupations

What did your Hillian ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Hillian occupation in the UK was Coal Merchant. 33% of Hillian's were Coal Merchants. Coal Merchant and Farm Serv were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Hillian. A less common occupation for the Hillian family was Lab At Corn Mills.

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  • Coal Merchant

  • Farm Serv

  • Lab At Corn Mills


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

Hillian Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hillian. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hillian 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 273 immigration records available for the last name Hillian. 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 213 military records available for the last name Hillian. For the veterans among your Hillian ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hillian Life Expectancy

What is the average Hillian lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Hillian life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1988, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Hillian in 1958 was 61, and 60 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hillian

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hillian 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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