Helbling Family History

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Helbling Name Meaning

South German: from Middle High German helbling ‘halfpenny’, applied as a nickname for a weak man, or for someone who paid this amount in rent or taxes, or for a stingy person.

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

Similar surnames: Helling, Holbein, Herring, Balling, Edling, Elling, Helbing, Herling

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Helbling Family Origin

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Helbling Family Occupations

What did your Helbling ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Helbling family was Laborer. The most common Helbling occupation in the USA was Butcher. 16% of Helbling's were Butchers. Butcher, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Helbling.

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  • Butcher

  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer


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

Helbling Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Helbling. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Helbling 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 595 immigration records available for the last name Helbling. 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 950 military records available for the last name Helbling. For the veterans among your Helbling ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Helbling Life Expectancy

What is the average Helbling lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Helbling life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Helbling in 1945 was 25, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Helbling

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Helbling 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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