Helsing Family History

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Helsing Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from a farmstead named Helsing. The origin of the farm name is uncertain; possibly it indicated that the occupant was someone from Helsingland in Sweden. Swedish: possibly a habitational name for someone from Helsingland (Swedish Häsingland). German: possibly a habitational name from Helsungen in the Harz Mountains.

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


Similar surnames: Helling, Henning, Felsing, Herring, Welling, Meling, Heling, Melling

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Helsing Family Origin

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Helsing Family Occupations

What did your Helsing ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Helsing. 13% of Helsing men worked as a Laborer and 14% of Helsing women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Helsing were Salesman and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    13%
  • Farmer
    7%
  • Machinist
    6%
  • Salesman
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    14%
  • Typist
    10%
  • Cook
    7%
  • Housewife
    7%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Helsing Historical Records

What Helsing family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Helsing. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Helsing 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Helsing. 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 297 military records available for the last name Helsing. For the veterans among your Helsing ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Helsing Life Expectancy

What is the average Helsing lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Helsing life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Helsing in 1948 was 66, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Helsing

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Helsing 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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