Helsel Family History

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Helsel Name Meaning

Americanized form of South German Hoelzel.

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

Similar surnames: Heisel, Helser, Hessel, Hensel, Helsley, Herrel, Heibel, Hengel

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Helsel Family Origin

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Helsel Family Occupations

What did your Helsel ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Helsel. 16% of Helsel men worked as a Laborer and 13% of Helsel women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Helsel were Machinist and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Machinist

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • New Worker
  • Stenographer
  • Housekeeper

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

Helsel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Helsel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Helsel 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 387 immigration records available for the last name Helsel. 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 Helsel. For the veterans among your Helsel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Helsel Life Expectancy

What is the average Helsel lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Helsel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Helsel in 1942 was 45, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Helsel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Helsel 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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