Helfman Family History

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Helfman Name Meaning

German (Helfmann) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Helfer.

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


Similar surnames: Hellman, Elfman, Helman, Gelfman, Heldman, Hofman, Kelman, Elman

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Helfman Family Origin

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Helfman Family Occupations

What did your Helfman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Helfman family was Stone Mason. The most common Helfman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Helfman's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Peddler were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Helfman.

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Laborer

    25%
  • Peddler

    25%
  • Stone Mason

    25%

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

Helfman Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Helfman Life Expectancy

What is the average Helfman lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Helfman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Helfman in 1959 was 57, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Helfman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Helfman 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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