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Hillebrand Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: variant of Hildebrand . This surname is also found in France (Alsace and Lorraine).

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


Similar surnames: Hillebrandt, Hillenbrand, Hellenbrand, Hildebrand, Hiltbrand

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Where is the Hillebrand family from?

You can see how Hillebrand families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hillebrand family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Hillebrand families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 10 Hillebrand families living in Ontario. This was about 77% of all the recorded Hillebrand's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Hillebrand families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hillebrand surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hillebrand ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Hillebrand. 100% of Hillebrand men worked as a Farmer. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
    100%
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Hillebrand. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hillebrand 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Hillebrand. 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 Cards

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Hillebrand. For the veterans among your Hillebrand ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hillebrand lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Hillebrand life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Hillebrand in 1957 was 38, and 81 in 2004.

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