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Helder Name Meaning

Dutch and German: from a Germanic personal name, Halidher, composed of the elements halið ‘hero’ + hari, heri ‘army’, or from another personal name, Hildher, composed of the elements hild ‘strife’, ‘battle’ + the same second element. Dutch and North German: topographic name for someone living on a slope, from Middle Dutch helldinge ‘slanting surface’. Compare Halder. English: from an agent derivative of Old English healdan ‘to hold’, hence a name denoting an occupier or tenant. Compare Holder. English: variant of Hilder. English: possibly a variant of Elder, with the addition of an inorganic initial H-.

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

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Helder Family Origin

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Helder Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    34%
  • Farmer

    14%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Boot & Shoe Maker

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Helder family was Boot & Shoe Maker. Laborer, Farmer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Helder. The most common Helder occupation in the USA was Laborer. 34% of Helder's were Laborers.

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Helder Life Expectancy

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