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Where is the Helms family from?
You can see how Helms families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Helms family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Helms families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 32 Helms families living in North Carolina. This was about 16% of all the recorded Helms's in the USA. North Carolina and 1 other state had the highest population of Helms families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Helms surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Helms. 22% of Helms men worked as a Farmer and 7% of Helms women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Helms were Salesman and Seamstress.