Heltzell Family History

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Heltzell 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: Heltzel, Hetzel, Wentzell, Hartzell, Baltzell, Wetzell, Delzell

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Heltzell Family Origin

Where is the Heltzell family from?

Heltzell Family Occupations

What did your Heltzell ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Accountant and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Heltzell. 15% of Heltzell men worked as an Accountant and 75% of Heltzell women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Heltzell were Field Man and Librargian

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Accountant
    15%
  • Bookkeeper
    15%
  • Callestor
    15%
  • Field Man
    15%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    75%
  • Librargian
    25%

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

Heltzell Historical Records

What Heltzell family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 335 census records available for the last name Heltzell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Heltzell 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 12 immigration records available for the last name Heltzell. 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 26 military records available for the last name Heltzell. For the veterans among your Heltzell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Heltzell Life Expectancy

What is the average Heltzell lifespan?

Between 1963 and 1998, in the United States, Heltzell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Heltzell in 1963 was 60, and 82 in 1998.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Heltzell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Heltzell 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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