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Hellmers Name Meaning

North German: patronymic from Hellmer .

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


Similar surnames: Helmers, Hellmer, Hillers, Hellberg, Helmes, Remmers, Hillmer, Helms

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Where is the Hellmers family from?

You can see how Hellmers families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hellmers family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Hellmers families were found in and USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 20 Hellmers families living in New York. This was about 48% of all the recorded Hellmers's in USA. New York had the highest population of Hellmers families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hellmers surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hellmers ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Cashier were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Hellmers. 28% of Hellmers men worked as a Laborer and 100% of Hellmers women worked as a Cashier. .

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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

  • Laborer
    28%
  • Farmer
    19%
  • Painter
    19%
  • Cutter
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Cashier
    100%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Hellmers. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hellmers 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Hellmers. 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 494 military records available for the last name Hellmers. For the veterans among your Hellmers ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hellmers lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Hellmers life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Hellmers in 1963 was 72, and 78 in 2003.

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