Hilden Family History

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Hilden Name Meaning

German: habitational name from a place so called near Benrath.

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


Similar surnames: Wilden, Tilden, Holden, Willen, Hilmes, Kolden, Hidden, Hille, Hillen

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Hilden Family Origin

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Hilden Family Occupations

What did your Hilden ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hilden family was Carpenter. The most common Hilden occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Hilden's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hilden.

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Blacksmith

    6%
  • Carpenter

    6%

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

Hilden Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Hilden Life Expectancy

What is the average Hilden lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Hilden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Hilden in 1957 was 22, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hilden

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hilden 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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