Heltman Family History

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Heltman 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: Weltman, Feltman, Veltman, Selman, Kelman, Hetman, Elman, Bellman

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Heltman Family Origin

Where is the Heltman family from?

Heltman Family Occupations

What did your Heltman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Heltman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Heltman's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Heltman family was Cooper And House Carpenter. Farmer, Carpenter and Box Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Heltman.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Box Maker

  • Cooper And House Carpenter


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

Heltman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Heltman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Heltman 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 Heltman

Passenger List

There are 196 immigration records available for the last name Heltman. 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 250 military records available for the last name Heltman. For the veterans among your Heltman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Heltman Life Expectancy

What is the average Heltman lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2003, in the United States, Heltman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Heltman in 1954 was 50, and 73 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Heltman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Heltman 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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