Hills Family History

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Hills Name Meaning

variant of Hill 1. patronymic from Hill 2.

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

Similar surnames: Hille, Hill, Hiller, Mills, Wills, Dills, Halls, Sills, Hilla, Gills

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Hills Family Origin

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Hills Family Occupations

What did your Hills ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hills family was Carpenter. The most common Hills occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Hills's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hills.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter


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

Hills Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 281,000 census records available for the last name Hills. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hills 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 21,000 immigration records available for the last name Hills. 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 34,000 military records available for the last name Hills. For the veterans among your Hills ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hills Life Expectancy

What is the average Hills lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Hills life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Hills in 1944 was 33, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hills

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hills 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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