Hileman Family History

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Hileman Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Heilmann.

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

Similar surnames: Hillman, Hineman, Hitsman, Tillman, Eilerman, Hinerman, Wiseman

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Hileman Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Hileman name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Hileman. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Norway


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Hileman Family Origin

Where is the Hileman family from?

Hileman Family Occupations

What did your Hileman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Hileman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Hileman's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Farm were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hileman. A less common occupation for the Hileman family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Farm

  • Laborer


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

Hileman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Hileman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hileman 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 409 immigration records available for the last name Hileman. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Hileman. For the veterans among your Hileman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hileman Life Expectancy

What is the average Hileman lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Hileman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Hileman in 1947 was 47, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hileman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hileman 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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