Helbert Family History

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Helbert Name Meaning

North German: variant of Hilbert, or from another Germanic compound personal name, Helmbert, composed of the elements helm ‘helmet’, ‘protection’ + berht ‘bright’, ‘illustrious’. French and Dutch: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements heil ‘healthy’ + berht ‘bright’, ‘illustrious’. Dutch: hypercorrected form of Elbert.

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

Similar surnames: Herbert, Hilbert, Hulbert, Elbert, Hebert, Holbert, Albert, Halbert

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Helbert Family Origin

Where is the Helbert family from?

Helbert Family Occupations

What did your Helbert ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Brewers Washer and Corporal Royal Marines were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Helbert. A less common occupation for the Helbert family was Labourer Genl. The most common Helbert occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 14% of Helbert's were Agricultural Labourers.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Brewers Washer

  • Corporal Royal Marines

  • Labourer Genl


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Helbert ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Helbert Historical Records

What Helbert family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Helbert. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Helbert 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Helbert. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Helbert. For the veterans among your Helbert ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Helbert Life Expectancy

What is the average Helbert lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Helbert life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Helbert in 1950 was 71, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Helbert

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Helbert ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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