Hiebert Family History

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Hiebert Name Meaning

German: from the Germanic personal name Hildibert, composed of the elements hild ‘strife’, ‘battle’ + berht ‘bright’, ‘famous’.

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

Similar surnames: Hilbert, Siebert, Wiebers, Hubert, Wilbert, Filbert, Holbert, Milbert

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Hiebert Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Hiebert name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Hiebert. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Norway


  • Sweden


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Hiebert Family Origin

Where is the Hiebert family from?

Hiebert Family Occupations

What did your Hiebert ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Hiebert occupation in the USA was Farmer. 75% of Hiebert's were Farmers. Farmer and Miller were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Hiebert. A less common occupation for the Hiebert family was R. R. Conductor.

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  • Farmer

  • Miller

  • R. R. Conductor


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

Hiebert Historical Records

What Hiebert family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Hiebert. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hiebert 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Hiebert. 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 760 military records available for the last name Hiebert. For the veterans among your Hiebert ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hiebert Life Expectancy

What is the average Hiebert lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Hiebert life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Hiebert in 1950 was 49, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hiebert

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hiebert 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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