Hiltz Family History

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Hiltz Name Meaning

Altered spelling of South German Hilz, a variant of Hild 1.

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

Similar surnames: Piltz, Miltz, Biltz, Hitz, Hirtz, Hilt, Hultz, Giltz, Hilde, Heintz

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Hiltz Family Origin

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Hiltz Family Occupations

What did your Hiltz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Hiltz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Hiltz's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hiltz family was Fisherman. Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hiltz.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Laborer

  • Fisherman


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

Hiltz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Hiltz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hiltz 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Hiltz. 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 Hiltz. For the veterans among your Hiltz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hiltz Life Expectancy

What is the average Hiltz lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Hiltz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Hiltz in 1950 was 37, and 60 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hiltz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hiltz 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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