Hilts Family History

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Hilts Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Hiltz.

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

Similar surnames: Kilts, Holts, Shilts, Dilts, Himes, Hiltz, Lints, Sitts, Mitts

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Hilts Family Origin

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Hilts Family Occupations

What did your Hilts ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hilts family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hilts. The most common Hilts occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Hilts's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Farm Laborer


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

Hilts Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Hilts. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hilts 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 877 immigration records available for the last name Hilts. 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 Hilts. For the veterans among your Hilts ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hilts Life Expectancy

What is the average Hilts lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Hilts life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Hilts in 1944 was 50, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hilts

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hilts 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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