Helser Family History

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Helser Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Hölzer (see Holzer).

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

Similar surnames: Helzer, Helsel, Helper, Selser, Heller, Helber, Felser, Elser, Helmer

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Helser Family Origin

Where is the Helser family from?

Helser Family Occupations

What did your Helser ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Helser family was Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Helser. The most common Helser occupation in the USA was Farmer. 53% of Helser's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter

  • Laborer


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

Helser Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Helser. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Helser 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 359 immigration records available for the last name Helser. 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 850 military records available for the last name Helser. For the veterans among your Helser ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Helser Life Expectancy

What is the average Helser lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Helser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Helser in 1945 was 38, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Helser

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Helser 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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