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Helwig Name Meaning

German and Dutch: from the medieval personal name Heilwig, Helwig (female and male), composed of the Germanic elements heil ‘luck’ + wig ‘war’.

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


Similar surnames: Helvig, Herwig, Helbig, Gerwig, Halbig, Hellweg, Herzig, Hellwig

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Helwig Family Origin

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Helwig Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    63%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Sadler

    13%
  • Weaver

    13%

In 1881, Farmer, Laborer and Sadler were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Helwig. A less common occupation for the Helwig family was Weaver. The most common Helwig occupation in Canada was Farmer. 63% of Helwig's were Farmers.

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Helwig Historical Records

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Helwig Life Expectancy

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Famous Helwig Family

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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)

Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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