Hilbig Family History

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Hilbig Name Meaning

German and Dutch: variant of Helwig.

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


Similar surnames: Helbig, Halbig, Herbig, Helwig, Hilber, Holben, Lillig, Helmig

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Hilbig Family Origin

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Hilbig Family Occupations

What did your Hilbig ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Hilbig occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Hilbig's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hilbig family was Printer. Farmer, Cigar Maker and Cook were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hilbig.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Cigar Maker

    20%
  • Cook

    20%
  • Printer

    20%

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

Hilbig Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Hilbig Life Expectancy

What is the average Hilbig lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Hilbig life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Hilbig in 1964 was 76, and 95 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hilbig

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hilbig 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.

Famous Hilbig Family

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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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