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Helgesson Family History

Helgesson Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Helgerson, Helgeson, Holgerson, Helgesen, Helveston, Helgason

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Where is the Helgesson family from?

You can see how Helgesson families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Helgesson family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Helgesson families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 6 Helgesson families living in Wisconsin. This was 100% of all the recorded Helgesson's in USA. Wisconsin had the highest population of Helgesson families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Helgesson surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Helgesson ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 130 census records available for the last name Helgesson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Helgesson census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 454 immigration records available for the last name Helgesson. 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 Cards

There are 117 military records available for the last name Helgesson. For the veterans among your Helgesson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Helgesson lifespan?

Between 1967 and 2001, in the United States, Helgesson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Helgesson in 1967 was 77, and 64 in 2001.

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