Hilby Family History

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Hilby Name Meaning

English: unexplained; possibly a habitational name from a lost or unidentified place.

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

Similar surnames: Lisby, Kilby, Filby, Bilby, Hemby, Milby, Wilby, Silsby, Billy

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Hilby Family Origin

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Hilby Family Occupations

What did your Hilby ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Hilby. 38% of Hilby men worked as a Farmer and 19% of Hilby women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hilby were Attendant and Distributor

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Farming
  • Agent
  • Attendant

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Garment Worker
  • Clerk
  • Distributor

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Hilby Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Hilby. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hilby 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 101 immigration records available for the last name Hilby. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 166 military records available for the last name Hilby. For the veterans among your Hilby ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hilby Life Expectancy

What is the average Hilby lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Hilby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Hilby in 1963 was 67, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hilby

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hilby 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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