Hilbish Family History

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Hilbish Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Hilbig.

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

Similar surnames: Hornish, Harnish, Hils, Fabish, Kalish, Bish, Hilbig, Hilbrich

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Hilbish Family Origin

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Hilbish Family Occupations

What did your Hilbish ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, At Home and Dealer In Gem ? were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hilbish. A less common occupation for the Hilbish family was Insurance Agent (Life). The most common Hilbish occupation in the USA was Farmer. 56% of Hilbish's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • At Home

  • Dealer In Gem ?

  • Insurance Agent (Life)


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

Hilbish Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Hilbish. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hilbish 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 54 immigration records available for the last name Hilbish. 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 291 military records available for the last name Hilbish. For the veterans among your Hilbish ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hilbish Life Expectancy

What is the average Hilbish lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Hilbish life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Hilbish in 1958 was 44, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hilbish

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hilbish 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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