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Find more Helling relatives and grow your tree by exploring billions of historical records. Taken every decade since 1790, the U.S. Federal Census can tell you a lot about your family. For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 63 more people named Helling in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

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What if you had a window into the history of your family? With historical records, you do. From home life to career, records help bring your relatives' experiences into focus. There were 842 people named Helling in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 7% more people named Helling in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 905 people named Helling were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 40%, or 98 people, lived in homes they rented
  • They typically took 8 weeks of vacation a year
  • For 440 females, Anna was the most common name

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As Helling families continued to grow, they left more tracks on the map:

  • Most fathers originated from Minnesota
  • 13% were born in foreign countries
  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • 33% were first-generation Americans