Helms Name Meaning

English: variant of Helm 1. North German and Dutch: patronymic from Helm 2-3.

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


Similar surnames: Helm, Helme, Herms, Heims, Helmes, Delfs, Heins, Huls, Helmus, Elms

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Helms Family Origin

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Helms Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Seaman

    18%
  • Labour

    12%
  • School

    12%

In 1881, Farmer, Seaman and Labour were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Helms. The most common Helms occupation in Canada was Farmer. 29% of Helms's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Helms family was School.

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Helms Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1941 and 2004, Helms life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Helms in 1941 was 38, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Helms

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