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Hilding Name Meaning

Swedish: from the personal name Hilding, which was popularized in the 19th century thanks to the poem Fritjofs saga by Esaias Tegnér, who took it from Old Icelandic Hildingr (from hildingr ‘chieftain’). Dutch: patronymic from the personal name Hild.

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


Similar surnames: Wilding, Harding, Golding, Billing, Willing, Helling, Bolding

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Hilding Family Origin

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Hilding Family Occupations

What did your Hilding ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Miner and Tailor were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Hilding. The most common Hilding occupation in the USA was Miner. 50% of Hilding's were Miners.

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  • Miner

    50%
  • Tailor

    50%

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Hilding Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Hilding Life Expectancy

What is the average Hilding lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Hilding life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Hilding in 1963 was 71, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hilding

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hilding 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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