Hillard Family History

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Hillard Name Meaning

English (mainly Wales): possibly a reduced form of Hilliard. French: from a derivative (pejorative) of Hilaire, French form of Hillary 1.

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


Similar surnames: Gillard, Pillard, Billard, Hillary, Millard, Callard, Dillard

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Hillard Family Origin

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Hillard Family Occupations

What did your Hillard ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Hillard. 23% of Hillard men worked as a Laborer and 9% of Hillard women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hillard were Truck Driver and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    23%
  • Farmer
    19%
  • Salesman
    5%
  • Truck Driver
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    9%
  • Maid
    8%
  • Cook
    7%
  • Housewife
    6%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Hillard Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 38,000 census records available for the last name Hillard. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hillard 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Hillard. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Hillard. For the veterans among your Hillard ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hillard Life Expectancy

What is the average Hillard lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Hillard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Hillard in 1944 was 40, and 73 in 2004.

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