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Hilmes Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from Hilmes near Hersfeld (Hesse) or from Hildesheim, which is called Hilm(e)sen in the local dialect.

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


Similar surnames: Holmes, Hils, Wilmes, Hilmer, Hiller, Hemmes, Hille, Biles, Gilles

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Hilmes Family Origin

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Hilmes Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Retired Farmer

    17%
  • Dairyman

    8%
  • Farming

    8%

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In 1880, Farmer, Retired Farmer and Dairyman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hilmes. The most common Hilmes occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Hilmes's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hilmes family was Farming.

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Hilmes Historical Records

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Hilmes Life Expectancy

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