Hiltner Family History

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Hiltner Name Meaning

South German: probably a habitational name for someone from a place called Hilte or Hilde.

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


Similar surnames: Hildner, Miltner, Giltner, Rittner, Willner, Hartner, Holter, Kitner

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Hiltner Family Origin

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Hiltner Family Occupations

What did your Hiltner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Hiltner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Hiltner's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Brick Burner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hiltner. A less common occupation for the Hiltner family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Carpenter

    13%
  • Brick Burner

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%

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

Hiltner Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Hiltner Life Expectancy

What is the average Hiltner lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Hiltner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Hiltner in 1962 was 67, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hiltner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hiltner 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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