Hellyer Family History

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Hellyer Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Hillier 1.

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


Similar surnames: Hillyer, Hellier, Hilyer, Collyer, Helle, Heyer, Wheller, Hellmer

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Hellyer Family Origin

Where is the Hellyer family from?

Hellyer Family Occupations

What did your Hellyer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Retired Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hellyer. A less common occupation for the Hellyer family was Agt For Agl Work. The most common Hellyer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 64% of Hellyer's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    64%
  • Retired Farmer

    5%
  • Keeping House

    3%
  • Agt For Agl Work

    2%

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

Hellyer Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Hellyer Life Expectancy

What is the average Hellyer lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Hellyer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Hellyer in 1953 was 31, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hellyer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hellyer 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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