Hilling Family History

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Hilling Name Meaning

topographic name from an unattested Old English word, hylling ‘hill-dweller’. variant of Hillian.

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


Similar surnames: Helling, Holling, Halling, Pilling, Gilling, Shilling, Hillin

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Hilling Family Origin

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Hilling Family Occupations

What did your Hilling ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Farm Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Hilling. 18% of Hilling men worked as a Farm Labourer and 72% of Hilling women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hilling were Painter decorator and Domestic

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Farm Labourer
    18%
  • Gardener
    18%
  • Builders Labourer
    18%
  • Painter decorator
    12%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    72%
  • Housewife
    3%
  • Parlourmaid
    3%
  • Domestic
    3%

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

Hilling Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Hilling. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hilling 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 626 immigration records available for the last name Hilling. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Hilling. For the veterans among your Hilling ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hilling Life Expectancy

What is the average Hilling lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Hilling life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Hilling in 1942 was 27, and 80 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hilling 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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