Helmers Family History

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Helmers Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: patronymic from Helmer 2.

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


Similar surnames: Hellmers, Helmer, Elbers, Hilgers, Helms, Remmers, Hermes, Helmes

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Helmers Family Origin

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Helmers Family Occupations

What did your Helmers ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Laundry Depot Hand was the top reported job for people in the UK named Helmers. 50% of Helmers women worked as a Laundry Depot Hand

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Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Laundry Depot Hand
    50%
  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    50%

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

Helmers Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Helmers. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Helmers 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 Helmers. 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 662 military records available for the last name Helmers. For the veterans among your Helmers ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Helmers Life Expectancy

What is the average Helmers lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Helmers life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Helmers in 1960 was 53, and 80 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Helmers 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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