Hilgert Family History

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Hilgert Name Meaning

German (eastern and central) and Dutch: variant of Hilger.

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


Similar surnames: Hilgers, Hilpert, Hilbert, Hilger, Hilker, Hilkert, Hippert, Hiller

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Hilgert Family Origin

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Hilgert Family Occupations

What did your Hilgert ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hilgert family was Laborer. Farmer, Sugar Refiner and Keeps Saloon were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hilgert. The most common Hilgert occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Hilgert's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    46%
  • Sugar Refiner

    12%
  • Keeps Saloon

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%

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

Hilgert Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Hilgert Life Expectancy

What is the average Hilgert lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Hilgert life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Hilgert in 1959 was 54, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hilgert

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hilgert 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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