Helmus Family History

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Helmus Name Meaning

Dutch and German: from an aphetic form of the personal name Wilhelmus (see William).

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

Similar surnames: Helm, Heims, Hermes, Helms, Demus, Feltus, Herms, Helman, Helmer

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Helmus Family Origin

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Helmus Family Occupations

What did your Helmus ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Helmus occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Helmus's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Bookkeeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Helmus. A less common occupation for the Helmus family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Bookkeeper

  • Carpenter


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

Helmus Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Helmus. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Helmus 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 263 immigration records available for the last name Helmus. 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 326 military records available for the last name Helmus. For the veterans among your Helmus ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Helmus Life Expectancy

What is the average Helmus lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Helmus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Helmus in 1957 was 53, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Helmus

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Helmus 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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