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Helwig Name Meaning

German and Dutch: from the medieval personal name Heilwig, Helwig (female and male), composed of the Germanic elements heil ‘luck’ + wig ‘war’.

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

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Helwig Family Origin

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Helwig Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Keeping House

    4%

In 1880, the most common Helwig occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Helwig's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Helwig family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Helwig.

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Helwig Historical Records

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Helwig Life Expectancy

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