Hellberg Family History

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Hellberg Name Meaning

North German and Norwegian: variant spelling of Helberg. Swedish: ornamental name from häll ‘stone’, ‘rock’ + berg ‘mountain’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name composed of German hell ‘light’, ‘bright’ + Berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’.

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

Similar surnames: Hallberg, Helberg, Holberg, Selberg, Mehlberg, Heiberg, Heller

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Hellberg Family Origin

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Hellberg Family Occupations

What did your Hellberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Carpenter and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Hellberg. 16% of Hellberg men worked as a Carpenter and 25% of Hellberg women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hellberg were Painter and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Carpenter
  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Painter

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
  • Saleswoman
  • Artificial Flower Maker
  • Stenographer

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

Hellberg Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Hellberg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hellberg 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Hellberg. 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 Card

There are 806 military records available for the last name Hellberg. For the veterans among your Hellberg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hellberg Life Expectancy

What is the average Hellberg lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Hellberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Hellberg in 1949 was 38, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hellberg

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hellberg 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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