Hellerman Family History

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Hellerman Name Meaning

South German (Hellermann): variant of Heller. Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a person with fair hair or a light complexion, a derivative of Heller 6.

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


Similar surnames: Gellerman, Hellman, Ellerman, Sellman, Heileman, Kellman, Heimerman

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Hellerman Family Origin

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Hellerman Family Occupations

What did your Hellerman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Hellerman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Hellerman's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hellerman. A less common occupation for the Hellerman family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Laborer

    16%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Keeping House

    5%

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

Hellerman Historical Records

What Hellerman family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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Hellerman Life Expectancy

What is the average Hellerman lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Hellerman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Hellerman in 1947 was 36, and 89 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hellerman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hellerman 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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