Helin Family History

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Helin Name Meaning

Swedish (also frequent in Finland): ornamental name from an unexplained first element + the suffix -lin or -in, common suffixes of surnames. French (Hélin): from a pet form of Hélie (see Helie 1). French (Hélin): from the Germanic personal name Heilin, a short form of any of various compound names with the first element heil (see Heilmann 2). English: variant of Hillian.

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


Similar surnames: Hulin, Melin, Hedin, Selin, Molin, Hein, Helie, Belin, Hain, Hearn

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Helin Family Origin

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Helin Family Occupations

What did your Helin ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Builders Labourer Heavy Worker and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Helin. 8% of Helin men worked as a Builders Labourer Heavy Worker and 58% of Helin women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Helin were Bus Conductor and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Builders Labourer Heavy Worker
    8%
  • Cotton Mill Manager
    8%
  • Bank Clerk
    4%
  • Bus Conductor
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    58%
  • Day Cleaner
    4%
  • Farmer Wife
    4%
  • Housewife
    4%

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

Helin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Helin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Helin 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Helin. 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 527 military records available for the last name Helin. For the veterans among your Helin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Helin Life Expectancy

What is the average Helin lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Helin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Helin in 1958 was 44, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Helin

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