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Helling Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Healing in northeastern Lincolnshire, named in Old English as ‘(settlement of) the family or followers of Hægel’ (an unattested Old English personal name). English: variant of Hillian. German and Dutch: nickname from Middle Low German hellin, Middle Dutch hellinc, hallinc ‘halfpenny’. Compare Helbling. German: habitational name from any of various places named Helling or Hellingen.

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


Similar surnames: Halling, Welling, Melling, Stelling, Herling, Harling, Hellings

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Helling Family Origin

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Helling Family Occupations

What did your Helling ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Helling family was Keeping House. The most common Helling occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Helling's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Helling.

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Grocer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%

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Helling Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Helling Life Expectancy

What is the average Helling lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Helling life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Helling in 1956 was 45, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Helling

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Helling 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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