Hillman Family History

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Hillman Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived or worked in hilly country, from Middle English hill + man ‘man’. English: occupational name for the servant (Middle English man) of someone called Hild (see Hild 2). Altered spelling of North German Hillmann.

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

Similar surnames: Hallman, Pillman, Willman, Millman, Billman, Hellman, Sillman

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Hillman Family Origin

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Hillman Family Occupations

What did your Hillman ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and School Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Hillman. 34% of Hillman men worked as a Farmer and 27% of Hillman women worked as a School Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hillman were Salesman and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Labourer
  • Clerk
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • School Teacher
  • Clerk
  • Servant
  • Stenographer

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

Hillman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 126,000 census records available for the last name Hillman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hillman 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 13,000 immigration records available for the last name Hillman. 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 17,000 military records available for the last name Hillman. For the veterans among your Hillman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hillman Life Expectancy

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Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Hillman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Hillman in 1941 was 33, and 76 in 2004.

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