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: Helt, Helms, Hults, Holts, Pelts, Felts, Hilts, Helm, Melis, Hertz

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Helts Family Origin

Where is the Helts family from?

Helts Family Occupations

What did your Helts ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farm Laborer and Farmer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Helts. 25% of Helts men worked as a Farm Laborer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farm Laborer
    25%
  • Assistant Foreman
    13%
  • Coal Miner
    13%
  • Common Laborer
    13%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    100%

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

Helts Historical Records

What Helts family records will you find?

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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