Helts Family History

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Helts 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: Pelts, Felts, Melis, Beets, Delos, Wells, Belt, Pelto, Delfs, Mells

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Helts Family Origin

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Helts Family Occupations

What did your Helts ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Helts family was Stove Finisher. The most common Helts occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Helts's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and R.R. Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Helts.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • R.R. Laborer

  • Stove Finisher


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

Helts Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 269 census records available for the last name Helts. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Helts 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 14 immigration records available for the last name Helts. 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 27 military records available for the last name Helts. For the veterans among your Helts ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Helts Life Expectancy

What is the average Helts lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Helts 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Helts

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