Heltzer Family History

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Heltzer 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: Meltzer, Holtzer, Seltzer, Hetzer, Heltzel, Peltzer, Helzer, Heller

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Heltzer Family Origin

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Heltzer Family Occupations

What did your Heltzer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Heltzer. 13% of Heltzer men worked as a Laborer and 14% of Heltzer women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Heltzer were Engineer and Domestic Work

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Assistant Manager
  • Engineer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Operator
  • Attendant
  • Bookkeeper
  • Domestic Work

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

Heltzer Historical Records

What Heltzer family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 451 census records available for the last name Heltzer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Heltzer 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 133 immigration records available for the last name Heltzer. 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 44 military records available for the last name Heltzer. For the veterans among your Heltzer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Heltzer Life Expectancy

What is the average Heltzer lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2003, in the United States, Heltzer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Heltzer in 1959 was 51, and 88 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Heltzer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Heltzer 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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