Helter Family History

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Helter 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: Felter, Belter, Elter, Kelter, Pelter, Welter, Selter, Geller, Peter

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Helter Family Origin

Where is the Helter family from?

Helter Family Occupations

What did your Helter ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Helter. The most common Helter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Helter's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Helter family was Expressman.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Expressman


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Helter ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Helter Historical Records

What Helter family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Helter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Helter census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Helter

Passenger List

There are 287 immigration records available for the last name Helter. 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 509 military records available for the last name Helter. For the veterans among your Helter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Helter Life Expectancy

What is the average Helter lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Helter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Helter in 1962 was 73, and 27 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Helter

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Helter 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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