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Hiltz Name Meaning

Americanized form of South German Hilz a variant of Hild

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


Similar surnames: Piltz, Miltz, Biltz, Hitz, Hirtz, Hilt, Hultz, Giltz, Hilde, Heintz

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Where is the Hiltz family from?

You can see how Hiltz families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hiltz family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Hiltz families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1911 there were 590 Hiltz families living in Nova Scotia. This was about 94% of all the recorded Hiltz's in Canada. Nova Scotia had the highest population of Hiltz families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hiltz surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hiltz ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Hiltz. 39% of Hiltz men worked as a Farmer and 18% of Hiltz women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hiltz were Labourer and Housekeeper. .

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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
    39%
  • Fisherman
    19%
  • Laborer
    10%
  • Labourer
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Teacher
    18%
  • Student
    18%
  • Servant
    14%
  • Housekeeper
    14%
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What Hiltz family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Hiltz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hiltz 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Hiltz. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Hiltz. For the veterans among your Hiltz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hiltz lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Hiltz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Hiltz in 1950 was 37, and 60 in 2004.

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