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Where did the German Helvy family come from? What is the German Helvy family crest and coat of arms? When did the Helvy family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Helvy family history?
Spelling variations of this family name include: Helvig, Helwig, Hellwig, Hellvig and others.
First found in Prussia, where the name emerged in medieval times as one of the notable families of the region. From the 13th century the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Helvy research. Another 232 words(17 lines of text) covering the years 1744, 1807, and 1818 are included under the topic Early Helvy History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Helvy Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Ann Elizabeth Helwig, who arrived in Pennsylvania sometime between 1741 and 1748; August Helvig, who came to Baltimore in 1843; Cath Helvig, who came to New York, NY in 1855.
The Helvy Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Helvy Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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