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Hiflin Family History

Hiflin Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Heflin, Hillin, Helin, Hillen, Hulin, Timlin, Hallin, Laflin, Hamlin

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Where is the Hiflin family from?

You can see how Hiflin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hiflin family name was found in the USA between 1840 and 1920. The most Hiflin families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Hiflin family living in Illinois. This was 100% of all the recorded Hiflin's in USA. Illinois had the highest population of Hiflin families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hiflin surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hiflin ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Hiflin. 50% of Hiflin men worked as a Laborer. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    50%
  • Farmer
    50%
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Census Records

There are 245 census records available for the last name Hiflin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hiflin 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Hiflin. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 25 military records available for the last name Hiflin. For the veterans among your Hiflin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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