Hilber Family History

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Hilber Name Meaning

German: variant of Hilbert.

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

Similar surnames: Hilker, Hiller, Helber, Hilger, Hibner, Hilbert, Siler, Silber

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Hilber Family Origin

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Hilber Family Occupations

What did your Hilber ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hilber family was Works In Saw Mill. Farmer, Laborer and Stove Moulder were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hilber. The most common Hilber occupation in the USA was Farmer. 63% of Hilber's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Stove Moulder

  • Works In Saw Mill


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

Hilber Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Hilber. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hilber 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 236 immigration records available for the last name Hilber. 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 516 military records available for the last name Hilber. For the veterans among your Hilber ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hilber Life Expectancy

What is the average Hilber lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Hilber life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Hilber in 1956 was 65, and 84 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hilber 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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