Hellams Family History

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Hellams Name Meaning

English: variant of Helms. This name occurs predominantly in SC.

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


Similar surnames: Hellums, Kellams, Hallas, Hallums, Mellas, Kellems, Helling, Hellems

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Hellams Family Origin

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Hellams Family Occupations

What did your Hellams ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farm Laborer and Clerk In Dry Goods Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hellams. The most common Hellams occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Hellams's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hellams family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Farm Laborer

    36%
  • Clerk In Dry Goods Store

    4%
  • Keeping House

    4%

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

Hellams Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Hellams Life Expectancy

What is the average Hellams lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Hellams life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Hellams in 1958 was 64, and 89 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hellams

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hellams 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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