Hillenburg Family History

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Hillenburg Name Meaning

German: possibly a variant spelling of Hellenberg, a habitational name from a place so named near Dortmund.

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

Similar surnames: Dillenburg, Wollenburg, Hilgenberg, Hollenberg, Willenborg, Rifenburg

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Hillenburg Family Origin

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Hillenburg Family Occupations

What did your Hillenburg ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Hillenburg occupation in the USA was Farmer. 60% of Hillenburg's were Farmers. Farmer and Farming were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Hillenburg. A less common occupation for the Hillenburg family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Laborer


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

Hillenburg Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 835 census records available for the last name Hillenburg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hillenburg 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 18 immigration records available for the last name Hillenburg. 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 190 military records available for the last name Hillenburg. For the veterans among your Hillenburg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hillenburg Life Expectancy

What is the average Hillenburg lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Hillenburg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Hillenburg in 1955 was 53, and 95 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hillenburg 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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