Heltz Family History

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Heltz 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: Hertz, Holtz, Keltz, Beltz, Peltz, Feltz, Eltz, Geltz, Heitz, Helt

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Heltz Family Origin

Where is the Heltz family from?

Heltz Family Occupations

What did your Heltz ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Carpenter and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Heltz. 12% of Heltz men worked as a Carpenter and 25% of Heltz women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Heltz were New Worker and Clerical

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Carpenter
    12%
  • Laborer
    12%
  • Farmer
    10%
  • New Worker
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    25%
  • Home Making
    13%
  • At Home
    7%
  • Clerical
    7%

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

Heltz Historical Records

What Heltz family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Heltz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Heltz 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 Heltz

Passenger List

There are 273 immigration records available for the last name Heltz. 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 248 military records available for the last name Heltz. For the veterans among your Heltz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Heltz Life Expectancy

What is the average Heltz lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Heltz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Heltz in 1965 was 76, and 64 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Heltz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Heltz 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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