Hilman Family History

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Hilman Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Hillman.

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

Similar surnames: Gilman, Milman, Halman, Hinman, Kilman, Higman, Hillman, Silman

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Hilman Family Origin

Where is the Hilman family from?

Hilman Family Occupations

What did your Hilman ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Hilman occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 7% of Hilman's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Butcher and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hilman. A less common occupation for the Hilman family was Coal Miner.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Butcher

  • Carpenter

  • Coal Miner


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

Hilman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Hilman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hilman 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 831 immigration records available for the last name Hilman. 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 613 military records available for the last name Hilman. For the veterans among your Hilman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hilman Life Expectancy

What is the average Hilman lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Hilman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Hilman in 1942 was 43, and 41 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hilman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hilman 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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