Bilder Family History

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Bilder Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): occupational name for a teacher, from an agent derivative of Yiddish bildn ‘to educate’, ‘to cultivate’.

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

Similar surnames: Gildner, Bader, Binder, Birger, Miler, Bieber, Bolger, Silber, Balmer

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Bilder Family Origin

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Bilder Family Occupations

What did your Bilder ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Bilder occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Bilder's were Farmers. Farmer, Buttonhole Maker and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bilder. A less common occupation for the Bilder family was Miner.

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  • Farmer

  • Buttonhole Maker

  • Laborer

  • Miner


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

Bilder Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Bilder. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bilder 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 485 immigration records available for the last name Bilder. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Bilder. For the veterans among your Bilder ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bilder Life Expectancy

What is the average Bilder lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Bilder life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Bilder in 1956 was 44, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bilder

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bilder 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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