Hilty Family History

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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

What did your Hilty ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, 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. Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hilty.

View Census data for Hilty | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    52%
  • Carpenter

    12%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Coal Miner

    7%

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

Hilty Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Hilty Life Expectancy

What is the average Hilty lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hilty

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hilty 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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