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Helling Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Healing in northeastern Lincolnshire, named in Old English as ‘(settlement of) the family or followers of Hægel’ (an unattested Old English personal name). English: variant of Hillian. German and Dutch: nickname from Middle Low German hellin, Middle Dutch hellinc, hallinc ‘halfpenny’. Compare Helbling. German: habitational name from any of various places named Helling or Hellingen.

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


Similar surnames: Halling, Welling, Melling, Stelling, Herling, Harling, Hellings

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Helling Family Origin

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Helling Family Occupations

What did your Helling ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Helling occupation in Canada was Glove Maker, Laborer. 100% of Helling's were Glove Maker, Laborers.

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  • Glove Maker, Laborer

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Helling Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Helling. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Helling 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 Helling. 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 Helling. For the veterans among your Helling ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Helling Life Expectancy

What is the average Helling lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Helling life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Helling in 1956 was 45, and 76 in 2004.

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