Hillner Family History

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Hillner Name Meaning

German (Silesia): variant of Hiller 2 or 3. Danish (Tønder) and Swedish: probably of German origin.

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


Similar surnames: Hiller, Holler, Hiltner, Hillmer, Willner, Hellner, Hildner, Giller

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Hillner Family Origin

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Hillner Family Occupations

What did your Hillner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Works In Cotton Mill, Carpenter and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hillner. The most common Hillner occupation in the USA was Works In Cotton Mill. 44% of Hillner's were Works In Cotton Mills. A less common occupation for the Hillner family was Keeping House.

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  • Works In Cotton Mill

    44%
  • Carpenter

    11%
  • Farmer

    11%
  • Keeping House

    11%

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

Hillner Historical Records

What Hillner family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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Hillner Life Expectancy

What is the average Hillner lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Hillner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Hillner in 1964 was 72, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hillner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hillner 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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