Helmstetter Family History

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Helmstetter Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from any of several places called Helmstedt, especially one near Brunswick.

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


Similar surnames: Hofstetter, Kerstetter, Helmlinger, Hemberger, Karstetter

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Helmstetter Family Origin

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Helmstetter Family Occupations

What did your Helmstetter ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Helmstetter family was Meat Market. Confectioner, Farmer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Helmstetter. The most common Helmstetter occupation in the USA was Confectioner. 25% of Helmstetter's were Confectioners.

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  • Confectioner

    25%
  • Farmer

    25%
  • Laborer

    25%
  • Meat Market

    13%

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

Helmstetter Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Helmstetter Life Expectancy

What is the average Helmstetter lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Helmstetter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Helmstetter in 1962 was 73, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Helmstetter

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Helmstetter 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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