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Hilmer Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: from the Germanic personal name Hildemar, formed with hild ‘strife’, ‘battle’ + mari ‘famous’. German (South German and Austrian): contracted form of Hillmeier, which is a topographic name derived from Middle High German hülwe ‘water-hole’ + meier ‘(tenant) farmer’.

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


Similar surnames: Hiller, Helmer, Hilger, Hilke, Holmer, Gilmer, Hillen, Wilmer, Kimmer

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Hilmer Family Origin

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Hilmer Family Occupations

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  • Going To School

    57%
  • Butcher

    29%
  • Bus Driver

    14%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Hilmer family was Bus Driver. Going To School and Butcher were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Hilmer. The most common Hilmer occupation in Canada was Going To School. 57% of Hilmer's were Going To Schools.

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Hilmer Life Expectancy

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