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Hellman Family History

Hellman Name Meaning
English: topographic name for a hill dweller (see Heller).Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Hellerman.Dutch: variant of Helman.German: see Hellmann.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

114,502 Historical Documents with Hellman on Ancestry.com
41,863 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
3,182 Military Records
7,868 Immigration Records
24,822 Census and Voter Lists
36,767 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Hellman Families

  • Number of Hellman families
     92 - 181
     31 - 91
     1 - 30
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Hellman families
     14 - 25
     5 - 13
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Hellman last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Hellman census records

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Hellman Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Hellman families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival, and destination.

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Hellman Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Hellman families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Hellman

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Hellman Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Hellman census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Hellman ancestors, such as occupation.

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Hellman Civil War Service Records

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You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

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