Hilty Family History

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Hilty Name Meaning

Swiss German: from a pet form of Hildebrand.

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

Similar surnames: Hilt, Hille, Giltz, Ditty, Hisey, Hils, Piety, Lilly, Hiltz, Eilts

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Hilty Family Origin

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Hilty Family Occupations

What did your Hilty ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Cook General were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Hilty. 25% of Hilty women worked as a Cook General

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Cook General
  • Housmaid
  • Parlourmaid
  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

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

Hilty Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Hilty. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hilty 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 504 immigration records available for the last name Hilty. 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 Hilty. For the veterans among your Hilty ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hilty Life Expectancy

What is the average Hilty lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Hilty life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Hilty in 1948 was 61, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hilty

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hilty 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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