Helvig Family History

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Helvig Name Meaning

Scandinavian: from the personal name Helvig, composed of the Germanic elements hel ‘luck’ + wig ‘war’. Compare German Helwig.

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


Similar surnames: Helwig, Helbig, Herwig, Herzig, Halbig, Helling, Heinig, Selig, Helin

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Helvig Family Origin

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Helvig Family Occupations

What did your Helvig ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Helvig family was Keeping House. The most common Helvig occupation in the USA was Farmer. 56% of Helvig's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Helvig.

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  • Farmer

    56%
  • Carpenter

    11%
  • Grocer

    11%
  • Keeping House

    11%

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

Helvig Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Helvig. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Helvig 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Helvig. 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 Helvig. For the veterans among your Helvig ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Helvig Life Expectancy

What is the average Helvig lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Helvig life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Helvig in 1963 was 72, and 91 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Helvig

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Helvig 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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