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Hilliard Name Meaning

English: from the Norman female personal name Hildiarde, Hildegard, composed of the Germanic elements hild ‘strife’, ‘battle’ + gard ‘fortress’, ‘stronghold’. The surname has been in Ireland since the 17th century.

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

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Hilliard Family Origin

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Hilliard Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hilliard. A less common occupation for the Hilliard family was Keeping House. The most common Hilliard occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Hilliard's were Farmers.

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Hilliard Historical Records

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Hilliard Life Expectancy

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