Hellberg Family History

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Hellberg Name Meaning

North German and Norwegian: variant spelling of Helberg. Swedish: ornamental name from häll ‘stone’, ‘rock’ + berg ‘mountain’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name composed of German hell ‘light’, ‘bright’ + Berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’.

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


Similar surnames: Hallberg, Helberg, Holberg, Selberg, Mehlberg, Heiberg, Heller

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Hellberg Family Origin

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Hellberg Family Occupations

What did your Hellberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Bar Keeper and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hellberg. A less common occupation for the Hellberg family was Cooper. The most common Hellberg occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Hellberg's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Bar Keeper

    11%
  • Blacksmith

    11%
  • Cooper

    11%

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

Hellberg Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Hellberg Life Expectancy

What is the average Hellberg lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Hellberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Hellberg in 1949 was 38, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hellberg

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hellberg 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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