Helme Family History

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Helme Name Meaning

English (Cumbria and Lancashire): variant spelling of Helm 1. German: variant of Helm 2 and 3. .

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


Similar surnames: Helm, Helms, Hulme, Helle, Helmer, Holme, Heyne, Heye, Helmes, Helke

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Helme Family Origin

Where is the Helme family from?

Helme Family Occupations

What did your Helme ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Helme. 3% of Helme men worked as a General Labourer and 52% of Helme women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Helme were Retired and Unpaid Domestic

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    3%
  • Farmer
    2%
  • Dairy Farmer
    2%
  • Retired
    2%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    52%
  • Cotton Weaver
    3%
  • Private Means
    2%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    2%

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

Helme Historical Records

What Helme family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Helme. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Helme 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 Helme. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Helme. For the veterans among your Helme ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Helme Life Expectancy

What is the average Helme lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Helme life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Helme in 1963 was 40, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Helme

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Helme 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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