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Helgaas Family History

Helgaas Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Hellams, Elias, Haas, Melgar, Helland, Hallas, Bellas, Melgaard, Laas

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Where is the Helgaas family from?

You can see how Helgaas families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Helgaas family name was found in the USA, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Helgaas families were found in Scotland in 1871. In 1871 there were 3 Helgaas families living in Fife. This was 100% of all the recorded Helgaas's in Scotland. Fife had the highest population of Helgaas families in 1871.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Helgaas surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Helgaas ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Helgaas. 100% of Helgaas men worked as a Farmer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    100%
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Census Records

There are 96 census records available for the last name Helgaas. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Helgaas census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 31 immigration records available for the last name Helgaas. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 16 military records available for the last name Helgaas. For the veterans among your Helgaas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Helgaas lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Helgaas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Helgaas in 1965 was 71, and 87 in 2004.

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