Helveston Family History

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Helveston Name Meaning

Probably English, a habitational name from an unidentified place.

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

Similar surnames: Yelverton, Gelston, Holston, Helton, Everton, Elston, Elliston

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Helveston Family Origin

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Helveston Family Occupations

What did your Helveston ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Helveston occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Helveston's were Farmers. Farmer and Keeping House were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Helveston. A less common occupation for the Helveston family was Shovel Manufac..

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Shovel Manufac.


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

Helveston Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Helveston. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Helvestoncensus 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 49 immigration records available for the last name Helveston. 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 342 military records available for the last name Helveston. For the veterans among your Helveston ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Helveston Life Expectancy

What is the average Helveston lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, Helveston life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Helveston in 1966 was 75, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Helveston

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Helveston 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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