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Hiebert Name Meaning

German: from the ancient 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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Where is the Hiebert family from?

You can see how Hiebert families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hiebert family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Hiebert families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1880 there were 34 Hiebert families living in Minnesota. This was about 62% of all the recorded Hiebert's in USA. Minnesota had the highest population of Hiebert families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hiebert surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hiebert ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Hiebert. 33% of Hiebert men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Hiebert women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hiebert were Farm Operator and Housewife. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    33%
  • Laborer
    13%
  • Farm Laborer
    7%
  • Farm Operator
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    34%
  • Teacher
    23%
  • Saleslady
    17%
  • Housewife
    17%
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Census Records

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 Lists

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 Cards

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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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.

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