Hilson Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GIVE ME ACCESS

Hilson Name Meaning

English and Scottish: patronymic or metronymic from Hill 2.

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


Similar surnames: Hillson, Wilson, Hilton, Philson, Tilson, Gilson, Bilson, Filson

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Hilson Family Origin

Where is the Hilson family from?

SHOW MORE

Hilson Family Occupations

What did your Hilson ancestors do for a living?

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

SHOW MORE
  • Farmer

    43%
  • Merchant

    8%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Merchant and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hilson. A less common occupation for the Hilson family was Farm Laborer. The most common Hilson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Hilson's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Hilson | Data not to scale

Hilson Historical Records

What Hilson family records will you find?

Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Hilson ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Hilson

Solve your own mystery as you explore your history.

Hilson Life Expectancy

What is the average Hilson lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hilson 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.

SHOW MORE

United States

Famous Hilson Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

SHOW MORE
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)

John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Look up another name