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Helsel Family History

Helsel Name Meaning
Americanized form of South German Hoelzel.

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

70,742 Historical Documents with Helsel on Ancestry.com
10,549 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,212 Military Records
241 Immigration Records
8,549 Census and Voter Lists
49,191 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Helsel Families

  • Number of Helsel families
     85 - 168
     29 - 84
     1 - 28
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Helsel last name
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Helsel last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Helsel census records

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Census records can tell you little-known facts about your ancestors such as birthplace, occupation and value of personal estate.

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Helsel 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 Helsel 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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Helsel Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Helsel 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 Helsel

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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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Helsel Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Helsel census records

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

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

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Helsel Civil War Service Records

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

Military records can tell you an ancestor's birthplace, occupation, and even physical description.

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