Hillman Family History

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Hillman Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived or worked in hilly country, from Middle English hill + man ‘man’. English: occupational name for the servant (Middle English man) of someone called Hild (see Hild 2). Altered spelling of North German Hillmann.

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


Similar surnames: Hallman, Pillman, Willman, Millman, Billman, Hellman, Sillman

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Hillman Family Origin

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Hillman Family Occupations

What did your Hillman ancestors do for a living?

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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

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Hillman Historical Records

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Hillman Life Expectancy

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