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Hildner Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from Hilden near Düsseldorf. South German: nickname from the dialect word hilde ‘attic’, denoting someone who lived at the top of an apartment block.

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


Similar surnames: Hiltner, Feldner, Mildner, Waldner, Hirner, Wiedner, Willner, Miltner

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Hildner Family Origin

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Hildner Family Occupations

What did your Hildner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Hildner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Hildner's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hildner family was Minister. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Keeps House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hildner.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Farm Laborer

    14%
  • Keeps House

    14%
  • Minister

    14%

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

Hildner Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Hildner Life Expectancy

What is the average Hildner lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Hildner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Hildner in 1962 was 69, and 53 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hildner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hildner 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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