Hillson Family History

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Hillson Name Meaning

English: metronymic or patronymic from Hill 2.

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

Similar surnames: Hilson, Jillson, Willison, Millson, Tillson, Hickson, Hilton, Filson

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Hillson Family Origin

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Hillson Family Occupations

What did your Hillson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hillson family was Farm Labor. Farmer, Laborer and Carriage Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hillson. The most common Hillson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 59% of Hillson's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Carriage Maker

  • Farm Labor


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

Hillson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Hillson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hillson 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Hillson. 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 656 military records available for the last name Hillson. For the veterans among your Hillson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hillson Life Expectancy

What is the average Hillson lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Hillson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Hillson in 1963 was 87, and 75 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hillson 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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