Hilty Name Meaning

Swiss German: from a pet form of Hildebrand.

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


Similar surnames: Hilt, Hille, Giltz, Ditty, Hisey, Hils, Piety, Lilly, Hiltz, Eilts

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Hilty Family Origin

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Hilty Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    52%
  • Carpenter

    12%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Coal Miner

    7%

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hilty. The most common Hilty occupation in the USA was Farmer. 52% of Hilty's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hilty family was Coal Miner.

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Hilty Historical Records

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Hilty Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1948 and 2004, Hilty life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Hilty in 1948 was 61, and 71 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hilty

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