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Hillstead Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a lost or unidentified place, named as ‘the estate (see Stead) on the hill’.

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


Similar surnames: Halstead, Milstead, Hillestad, Hempstead, Stead, Hille, Winstead

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Hillstead Family Origin

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Hillstead Family Occupations

What did your Hillstead ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Hillstead occupation in the USA was Assayer. 50% of Hillstead's were Assayers. Assayer and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Hillstead.

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  • Assayer

    50%
  • Farmer

    50%

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

Hillstead Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Hillstead Life Expectancy

What is the average Hillstead lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Hillstead life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Hillstead in 1956 was 56, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hillstead

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hillstead 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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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
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