Hjelm Name Meaning

Swedish: probably a soldier’s name from hjälm ‘helmet’. Danish: habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads and islands so named from hjälm ‘helmet’.

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

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Hjelm Family Origin

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Hjelm Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Laborer

    25%
  • Stone Mason

    25%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hjelm family was Stone Mason. The most common Hjelm occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Hjelm's were Farmers. Farmer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Hjelm.

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Hjelm Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, Hjelm life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Hjelm in 1963 was 81, and 87 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hjelm

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