Hillegas Family History

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Hillegas Name Meaning

German: variant of Hillegass.

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


Similar surnames: Hillegass, Hilleman, Hillers, Hilligoss, Fillers, Zilles, Hilla

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Hillegas Family Origin

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Hillegas Family Occupations

What did your Hillegas ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Hillegas occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Hillegas's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hillegas family was At Home. Farmer, Keeping House and Painter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hillegas.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Keeping House

    14%
  • Painter

    10%
  • At Home

    5%

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

Hillegas Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Hillegas Life Expectancy

What is the average Hillegas lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Hillegas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Hillegas in 1947 was 40, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hillegas

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hillegas 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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