Helke Family History

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Helke Name Meaning

North German (Frisian): variant of Hilke.

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


Similar surnames: Heike, Hilke, Belke, Helme, Helmke, Hecke, Henke, Hebbe, Helle

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Helke Family Origin

Where is the Helke family from?

Helke Family Occupations

What did your Helke ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Helke family was Laborer. The most common Helke occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Helke's were Farmers. Farmer, Cabinet Maker and Gardener were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Helke.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Cabinet Maker

    14%
  • Gardener

    14%
  • Laborer

    14%

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

Helke Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Helke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Helke census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Helke

Passenger List

There are 454 immigration records available for the last name Helke. 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 258 military records available for the last name Helke. For the veterans among your Helke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Helke Life Expectancy

What is the average Helke lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Helke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Helke in 1958 was 57, and 53 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Helke

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Helke 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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