Helgerson Family History

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Helgerson Name Meaning

Swedish (Helgersson): patronymic from the personal name Helger (see Helgesen).

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


Similar surnames: Holgerson, Segerson, Bergerson, Helgesen, Elberson, Henderson

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Helgerson Family Origin

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Helgerson Family Occupations

What did your Helgerson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Helgerson family was Farming. The most common Helgerson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 87% of Helgerson's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Barber were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Helgerson.

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  • Farmer

    87%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Barber

    2%
  • Farming

    2%

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

Helgerson Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Helgerson Life Expectancy

What is the average Helgerson lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Helgerson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Helgerson in 1953 was 46, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Helgerson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Helgerson 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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