Hilsman Family History

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Hilsman Name Meaning

German (Hilsmann): from the personal name Hildo, a pet form of a Germanic personal name formed with hild ‘strife’, ‘battle’ as the first element.

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


Similar surnames: Hildman, Hillman, Wildman, Alsman, Holsman, Hickman, Housman, Rissman

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Hilsman Family Origin

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Hilsman Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Farming

    16%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hilsman. The most common Hilsman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Hilsman's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hilsman family was Laborer.

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Hilsman Historical Records

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Hilsman Life Expectancy

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