Helbig Family History

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Helbig Name Meaning

German and Dutch: from the medieval personal name Heilwig, Helwig (see Helwig).

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


Similar surnames: Halbig, Helwig, Helvig, Hilbig, Helling, Herbig, Heinig, Herwig

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Helbig Family Origin

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Helbig Family Occupations

What did your Helbig ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Helbig family was Carpenter. The most common Helbig occupation in the USA was Farmer. 15% of Helbig's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Helbig.

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  • Farmer

    15%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Butcher

    5%
  • Carpenter

    5%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Helbig ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Helbig Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Helbig. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Helbig census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Helbig. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Helbig. For the veterans among your Helbig ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Helbig Life Expectancy

What is the average Helbig lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Helbig life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Helbig in 1957 was 57, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Helbig

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Helbig ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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