Hilst Family History

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Hilst Name Meaning

Dutch or North German: variant of Hulst.

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


Similar surnames: Hulst, Holst, Hils, Huls, Hirst, Hille, Hilke, Holt, Helt, Hilla

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Hilst Family Origin

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Hilst Family Occupations

What did your Hilst ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Hilst occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Hilst's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    100%

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Hilst Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Hilst Life Expectancy

What is the average Hilst lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Hilst life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Hilst in 1965 was 66, and 76 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hilst 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.

Famous Hilst Family

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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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