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Hildeman Family History

Hildeman Name 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: Hilgeman, Haldeman, Hilderman, Wildeman, Hildman, Hileman, Holdeman

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Where is the Hildeman family from?

You can see how Hildeman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hildeman family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Hildeman families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 2 Hildeman families living in Oxfordshire. This was about 67% of all the recorded Hildeman's in United Kingdom. Oxfordshire had the highest population of Hildeman families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hildeman surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hildeman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman was the top reported job for people in the USA named Hildeman. 40% of Hildeman men worked as a Salesman. .

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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

  • Salesman
    40%
  • Farmer
    40%
  • Mechanic
    20%
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What Hildeman family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 898 census records available for the last name Hildeman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hildeman 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 77 immigration records available for the last name Hildeman. 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 114 military records available for the last name Hildeman. For the veterans among your Hildeman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hildeman lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Hildeman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Hildeman in 1954 was 33, and 83 in 2004.

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