Helten Family History

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Helten Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Holten, Hellen, Helton, Velten, Felten, Hilton, Heller, Heiden

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Helten Family Origin

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Helten Family Occupations

What did your Helten ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Helten. 16% of Helten men worked as a Farmer and 17% of Helten women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Helten were Baker and Child Nurse

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    16%
  • Laborer
    13%
  • Farm Laborer
    8%
  • Baker
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    17%
  • Saleslady
    17%
  • Bookkeeper
    9%
  • Child Nurse
    9%

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

Helten Historical Records

What Helten family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Helten. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Helten 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 247 immigration records available for the last name Helten. 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 198 military records available for the last name Helten. For the veterans among your Helten ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Helten Life Expectancy

What is the average Helten lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Helten life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Helten in 1965 was 56, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Helten

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Helten 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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