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Helander Name Meaning

Swedish: of uncertain origin. It is either from an unidentified first element He- + -lander ‘inhabitant’ (from land ‘country’, ‘land’), or from an unidentified first element Hel- + -ander (a common Swedish surname suffix based on Greek -andros ‘man’). This surname is also found in Finland.

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


Similar surnames: Elander, Thelander, Melander, Welander, Selander, Levander, Bolander

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Helander Family Origin

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Helander Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Blacksmith

    14%
  • Pattern Maker

    14%
  • Works In Wagonshop

    14%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Helander family was Works In Wagonshop. Farmer, Blacksmith and Pattern Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Helander. The most common Helander occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Helander's were Farmers.

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Helander Historical Records

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Helander Life Expectancy

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