Heldman Family History

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Heldman Name Meaning

German (Heldmann) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname from Middle High German, Yiddish held ‘hero’ + man(n) ‘man’. As a Jewish name, it is often ornamental.

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

Similar surnames: Helman, Holdman, Hetman, Feldman, Waldman, Sellman, Hellman, Herdman

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Heldman Family Origin

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Heldman Family Occupations

What did your Heldman ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Collies and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Heldman. 25% of Heldman men worked as a Collies and 50% of Heldman women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Heldman were Fitters Make Steelworks and Elementary School Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Collies
  • Corporation Labourer
  • Disabled In War
  • Fitters Make Steelworks

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Boarding House Proprie
  • Elementary School Teacher

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Heldman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Heldman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Heldman 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 558 immigration records available for the last name Heldman. 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 783 military records available for the last name Heldman. For the veterans among your Heldman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Heldman Life Expectancy

What is the average Heldman lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Heldman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Heldman in 1962 was 74, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Heldman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Heldman 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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