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Find more Helter 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 111 more people named Helter 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 124 people named Helter in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 90% more people named Helter in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 235 people named Helter were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 121 females, Margaret was the most common name
  • 14 were disabled
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 84
  • 229 rented out rooms to boarders

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

  • 6 were born in foreign countries
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • 16% were first-generation Americans
  • 22% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940