Helsley Family History

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Helsley Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Hoelzle.

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


Similar surnames: Heltsley, Teasley, Helsel, Eisley, Yeisley, Helvey, Chesley, Heller

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Helsley Family Origin

Where is the Helsley family from?

Helsley Family Occupations

What did your Helsley ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Housekeeping were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Helsley. A less common occupation for the Helsley family was Cigar Maker. The most common Helsley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 70% of Helsley's were Farmers.

View Census data for Helsley | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    70%
  • Keeping House

    15%
  • Housekeeping

    4%
  • Cigar Maker

    2%

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

Helsley Historical Records

What Helsley family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Helsley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Helsley census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Helsley

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Helsley. 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 Helsley. For the veterans among your Helsley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Helsley Life Expectancy

What is the average Helsley lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Helsley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Helsley in 1943 was 26, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Helsley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Helsley 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.

Famous Helsley Family

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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
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