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Hiltunen Family History

Hiltunen Name Meaning

Finnish: from a personal name derived from a short form of an ancient Germanic name formed with hild ‘battle strife’ (see Hild ) + the surname suffix -nen. The surname has been common since the Middle Ages in eastern Finland (Savonia) and later in northern Finland.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Hillen, Hilke, Hilton, Juntunen, Halonen, Hilt, Wirtanen, Peltonen

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Where is the Hiltunen family from?

You can see how Hiltunen families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hiltunen family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Hiltunen families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 27 Hiltunen families living in Michigan. This was about 44% of all the recorded Hiltunen's in USA. Michigan had the highest population of Hiltunen families in 1920.
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What did your Hiltunen ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Hiltunen. 27% of Hiltunen men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Hiltunen women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hiltunen were Trammer and Maid. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Miner
  • Trammer

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housework
  • Servant
  • Maid
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Hiltunen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hiltunen census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Hiltunen. 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 Cards

There are 305 military records available for the last name Hiltunen. For the veterans among your Hiltunen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hiltunen lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Hiltunen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Hiltunen in 1947 was 46, and 71 in 2004.

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