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Hellickson Name Meaning

Americanized form of Norwegian Helliksen: patronymic from the personal name Hellik from Old Norse Herleikr composed of the elements her ‘army’ + leikr ‘battle fight’. This is also an Americanized form of the very rare Swedish cognate Helliksson. Compare Ellickson .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Gullickson, Henrickson, Bendickson, Erickson, Ericksen, Ellingsen

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Where is the Hellickson family from?

You can see how Hellickson families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hellickson family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Hellickson families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 10 Hellickson families living in Iowa. This was about 56% of all the recorded Hellickson's in USA. Iowa had the highest population of Hellickson families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hellickson surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hellickson ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Hellickson. 48% of Hellickson men worked as a Farmer and 25% of Hellickson women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hellickson were Truck Driver and Waitress. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    48%
  • Laborer
    19%
  • Farm Laborer
    8%
  • Truck Driver
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    25%
  • Bookkeeper
    25%
  • Farmer
    25%
  • Waitress
    25%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Hellickson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hellickson 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 53 immigration records available for the last name Hellickson. 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 243 military records available for the last name Hellickson. For the veterans among your Hellickson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hellickson lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Hellickson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Hellickson in 1954 was 54, and 75 in 2004.

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