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Helmsing Family History

Helmsing Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Helsing, Helming, Helling, Hemming, Helbling, Felsing, Heling

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Where is the Helmsing family from?

You can see how Helmsing families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Helmsing family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Helmsing families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 14 Helmsing families living in Ohio. This was about 70% of all the recorded Helmsing's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Helmsing families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Helmsing surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Helmsing ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Secretary were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Helmsing. 34% of Helmsing men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Helmsing women worked as a Secretary. Some less common occupations for Americans named Helmsing were Salesman and Housewife. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    34%
  • Uphostry
    34%
  • Salesman
    34%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Secretary
    50%
  • Housewife
    50%
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What Helmsing family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 579 census records available for the last name Helmsing. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Helmsing census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 154 immigration records available for the last name Helmsing. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 163 military records available for the last name Helmsing. For the veterans among your Helmsing ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Helmsing lifespan?

Between 1968 and 2004, in the United States, Helmsing life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Helmsing in 1968 was 68, and 95 in 2004.

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