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Hellstrom Name Meaning

Swedish (Hellström): ornamental name composed of the elements häll ‘(flat) rock’ (as used in placenames) + ström ‘river’. Compare Helstrom and Hillstrom . Possibly also an Americanized form of Swedish Hällström (see Hallstrom ) a cognate of 1 above.

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

Similar surnames: Hallstrom, Ellstrom, Elfstrom, Kallstrom, Hedstrom, Holmstrom

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Where is the Hellstrom family from?

You can see how Hellstrom families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hellstrom family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Hellstrom families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there was 1 Hellstrom family living in Alberta. This was 100% of all the recorded Hellstrom's in Canada. Alberta had the highest population of Hellstrom families in 1911.
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What did your Hellstrom ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Butcher and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Hellstrom. 100% of Hellstrom men worked as a Butcher and 50% of Hellstrom women worked as a Housekeeper. .

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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 Male Occupations In 1921

  • Butcher

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Housekeeper
  • Housewife
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Hellstrom. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hellstrom 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Hellstrom. 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 518 military records available for the last name Hellstrom. For the veterans among your Hellstrom ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hellstrom lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Hellstrom life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Hellstrom in 1955 was 58, and 82 in 2004.

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