Helt Name Meaning

German and Dutch: variant of Held 1. Danish: from a byname, Helt, meaning ‘hero’.

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


Similar surnames: Held, Heldt, Holt, Hert, Hell, Helm, Zelt, Hett, Heye, Henk

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Helt Family Origin

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Helt Family Occupations

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  • Boot & Shoemaker

    33%
  • Cabinet Maker

    33%
  • General Merchant

    33%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Helt family was General Merchant. The most common Helt occupation in the UK was Boot & Shoemaker. 33% of Helt's were Boot & Shoemakers. Boot & Shoemaker and Cabinet Maker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Helt.

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Helt Historical Records

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Helt Life Expectancy

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Between 1945 and 2004, Helt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Helt in 1945 was 19, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Helt

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