Helmich Family History

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Helmich Name Meaning

German: from the Germanic personal name Helmwig, composed of the elements helm ‘helmet’ ‘protection’ + wig ‘fight’, ‘battle’, ‘fight’.

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

Similar surnames: Helmuth, Helmreich, Hedrich, Helfrich, Heinrich, Oelrich, Helmick

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Helmich Family Origin

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Helmich Family Occupations

What did your Helmich ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Helmich family was Blacksmith. The most common Helmich occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Helmich's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Barber were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Helmich.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Barber

  • Blacksmith


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

Helmich Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Helmich. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Helmich 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 614 immigration records available for the last name Helmich. 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 968 military records available for the last name Helmich. For the veterans among your Helmich ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Helmich Life Expectancy

What is the average Helmich lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Helmich life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Helmich in 1942 was 61, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Helmich

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Helmich 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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