History of your Surname
Get access to Hlm family records.Start a 14-Day Free Trial

Hlm Family History

Hlm 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: Ham, Helm, Holm, Alm, Olm, Elm, Halm, Hum, Hom, Ulm

Search for a relative to learn more about your family history.

Hint: Try searching for a relative alive in 1940.

Black & white image of a young woman scientist

Where is the Hlm family from?

You can see how Hlm families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hlm family name was found in the USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 3 Hlm families living in Kansas. This was 100% of all the recorded Hlm's in USA. Kansas had the highest population of Hlm families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hlm surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hlm ancestors do for a living?

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

What Hlm family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 76 census records available for the last name Hlm. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hlm census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search Australian census records for Hlm

Passenger Lists

There are 4 immigration records available for the last name Hlm. 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.

View all Hlm immigration records

Draft Cards

There are 3 military records available for the last name Hlm. For the veterans among your Hlm ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Hlm military records

You've only scratched the surface of Hlm family history

Discover More

What is the average Hlm lifespan?

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in the Hlm family tree

Explore Your Tree

Browse profiles of historical people with the Hlm last name

Search for another surname
Enter last name/surname
Start a 14-Day Free Trial