Hildebrand Family History

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Hildebrand Name Meaning

German, Dutch, French, and English: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements hild ‘strife’, ‘battle’ + brand ‘fire’ ‘sword’.

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

Similar surnames: Hilderman, Hillebrand, Hildebrant, Hilmer, Lybrand, Hildebrandt

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Hildebrand Family Origin

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Hildebrand Family Occupations

What did your Hildebrand ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hildebrand family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hildebrand. The most common Hildebrand occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Hildebrand's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Keeping House


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Hildebrand Historical Records

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Hildebrand Life Expectancy

What is the average Hildebrand lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, Hildebrand life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Hildebrand in 1943 was 49, and 78 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hildebrand 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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