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

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  • Confectioner

    25%
  • Farmer

    25%
  • Laborer

    25%
  • Meat Market

    13%

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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Helmstetter Historical Records

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Helmstetter Life Expectancy

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