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Hellmann Family History

Hellmann Name Meaning
North German: topographic name from Middle Low German helle ‘precipitous terrain’, ‘steep slope’ + Mann ‘man’.German: nickname for a hellraiser, from Helle 3.

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

65,549 Historical Documents with Hellmann on Ancestry.com
33,169 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
4,081 Military Records
4,743 Immigration Records
6,266 Census and Voter Lists
17,290 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Hellmann Families

  • Number of Hellmann families
     14 - 26
     5 - 13
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Hellmann families
     6 - 10
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Hellmann last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Hellmann census records

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Hellmann Family Origin

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Hellmann Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Hellmann

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Hellmann Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Hellmann census records

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Hellmann Civil War Service Records

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