Hellen Family History

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Hellen Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name formed with häll ‘rock’, ‘stone’ + the adjectival suffix -én, a derivative of Latin -enius. English: variant of Ellen 1 (with inorganic initial H-). English: variant of Hillian. Irish (west Cork): variant of Heelan.

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

Similar surnames: Hillen, Sellen, Helle, Hallen, Ellen, Kallen, Hollen, Heller, Yellen

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Hellen Family Origin

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Hellen Family Occupations

What did your Hellen ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer and Lock Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Hellen. The most common Hellen occupation in Canada was Farmer. 50% of Hellen's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Lock Laborer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Hellen ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Hellen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 20,000 census records available for the last name Hellen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hellen 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Hellen. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Hellen. For the veterans among your Hellen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hellen Life Expectancy

What is the average Hellen lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Hellen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Hellen in 1947 was 34, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hellen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hellen 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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