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Hilyard Family Origin

Where is the Hilyard family from?

Hilyard Family Occupations

What did your Hilyard ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Hilyard occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 33% of Hilyard's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Bolt Mkr Bolt Works and Boot Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hilyard. A less common occupation for the Hilyard family was Engine Erector (& Mac).

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Bolt Mkr Bolt Works

  • Boot Maker

  • Engine Erector (& Mac)


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

Hilyard Historical Records

What Hilyard family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Hilyard. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hilyard 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 416 immigration records available for the last name Hilyard. 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 Hilyard. For the veterans among your Hilyard ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hilyard Life Expectancy

What is the average Hilyard lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Hilyard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Hilyard in 1958 was 44, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hilyard

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hilyard 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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