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Helke Name Meaning

North German: variant of Hilke .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Heike, Hilke, Belke, Helme, Helmke, Hecke, Henke, Hebbe, Helle

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Where is the Helke family from?

You can see how Helke families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Helke family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Helke families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there was 1 Helke family living in Saskatchewan. This was 100% of all the recorded Helke's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Helke families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Helke surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Helke ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Helke. 100% of Helke women 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.

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Helke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Helke 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 454 immigration records available for the last name Helke. 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 258 military records available for the last name Helke. For the veterans among your Helke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Helke lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Helke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Helke in 1958 was 57, and 53 in 2004.

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