Hilberg Family History

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Hilberg Name Meaning

German: habitational name from Hüllberg in the Ruhr, Hillenberg in Bavaria, or Hilburg in the Odenwald.

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


Similar surnames: Helberg, Wilberg, Holberg, Silberg, Gilberg, Halberg, Milberg

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Hilberg Family Origin

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Hilberg Family Occupations

What did your Hilberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Tailor and Barber were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hilberg. A less common occupation for the Hilberg family was Confectioner. The most common Hilberg occupation in the USA was Farmer. 13% of Hilberg's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    13%
  • Tailor

    13%
  • Barber

    7%
  • Confectioner

    7%

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

Hilberg Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hilberg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hilberg 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Hilberg. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Hilberg. For the veterans among your Hilberg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hilberg Life Expectancy

What is the average Hilberg lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Hilberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Hilberg in 1951 was 56, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hilberg

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hilberg 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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