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Hilmar Surname History
My father traces his history back to 1648 when the first Hilmar came from Swedish territory to Košťanech (Czech Republic) as a soldier in the Thirty Years' War. He settled and made his trade as a maker of chainmail for armor. He was a protestant, but in order to marry he had to convert to Catholicism, which he did.
The next notable relative was František Matěj Hilmar (born 30. September 1803, Nová Paka – died. October 1881, Kopidlno) a noted teacher and composer. The most famous composition by this Czech musician was his polka "Esmerelda" which was employed by Smetana in "The Bartered Bride." He wrote over 200 compositions most of which were dances that included waltzes and galops. His polkas received the most attention and "Esmerelda" was popular from St Petersburg to New York. Hilmar was a teacher in Kopidlno where he received an appointment in 1838. He remained there for the rest of his life. (Learn more here: http://cs.wikipedia.org/wiki/Franti%C5%A1ek_Mat%C4%9Bj_Hilmar)
My father's grandfather was Josef Šrámek, a musician at Dolní Krči, a town recognized since 1222.
My father's father with a sculptor who studied under the famous Stanislav Sucharda (learn more here: http://cs.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stanislav_Sucharda) He passed away in Mychle.
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Hilmar Family Tree
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- Magdalena Hilmar
- Magdalena Hilmar
- August Hilmar
- Hammel Hilmar
- Anton Hilmar
- James E Hilmar born 1922
- Holger H Hilmar born 1923
- Norman A Hilmar born 1921
- Frederick Hilmar
- Martin J Hilmar
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Hilmar Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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Hilmar Meaning & Etymology
Hilmar Life Expectancy
According to our database of 13 people with the last name Hilmar that have a birth and death date listed:
These are the oldest members of the Hilmar family on AncientFaces.
These are the longest-lived members of the Hilmar family on AncientFaces.
- Harold Hilmar lived 61 years
- Fred E Hilmar lived 80 years
- Norman A Hilmar lived 85 years
- Sally J Hilmar lived 65 years
- Catherine Theresa Hilmar lived 88 years
- Erna Hilmar lived 86 years
- Elizabeth Hilmar lived 63 years
- Wilfred Hilmar lived 72 years
- James E Hilmar lived 74 years
- Violet R Hilmar lived 66 years
Most Common Hilmar First Names
According to our database of 28 people with the last name Hilmar that have a first name listed, these are the most common first names:
- James 7.1%
- Martin 7.1%
- Anna 7.1%
- Magdalena 7.1%
- Norman 7.1%
- Ella 3.6%
- Frederick 3.6%
- Anton 3.6%
- August 3.6%
- Hammel 3.6%
- Anna v. hilmarove 3.6%
- Holger 3.6%
- Ann 3.6%
- Erna 3.6%
- Catherine 3.6%
- Sally 3.6%
- Fred 3.6%
- Elizabeth 3.6%
- Wilfred 3.6%
- Harold 3.6%
- Sue 3.6%
- Violet 3.6%
- Vlastimil 3.6%
Hilmar Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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