Helvig Family History

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Helvig Name Meaning

Scandinavian: from the personal name Helvig, composed of the Germanic elements hel ‘luck’ + wig ‘war’. Compare German Helwig.

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


Similar surnames: Helwig, Helbig, Herwig, Herzig, Halbig, Helling, Heinig, Selig, Helin

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Helvig Family Origin

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Helvig Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    56%
  • Carpenter

    11%
  • Grocer

    11%
  • Keeping House

    11%

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In 1880, the most common Helvig occupation in the USA was Farmer. 56% of Helvig's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Helvig. A less common occupation for the Helvig family was Keeping House.

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Helvig Historical Records

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Helvig Life Expectancy

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Famous Helvig Family

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