Hilfiker Family History

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Hilfiker Name Meaning

Swiss German: altered spelling of Hilfinger, patronymic derivative of the personal name Hilfo, Helfo, a short form of a Germanic personal name based on helfe ‘helper’. Compare Helfrich.

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


Similar surnames: Hilliker, Hiller, Hilmer, Hillier, Hilger, Hilke, Siefker, Leiker

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Hilfiker Family Origin

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Hilfiker Family Occupations

What did your Hilfiker ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Hilfiker occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Hilfiker's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hilfiker family was Farmee. Farmer, Baker and Confectioner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hilfiker.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Baker

    17%
  • Confectioner

    17%
  • Farmee

    17%

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

Hilfiker Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Hilfiker Life Expectancy

What is the average Hilfiker lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Hilfiker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Hilfiker in 1963 was 90, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hilfiker

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hilfiker 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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