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Multiple Origins for the Surname Helm


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Helm Early Origins



The surname Helm was first found in Austria, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. In their later history the name became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.

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Helm Spelling Variations


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Helm Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Helm, Helm, Helmm, van den Helm and others.

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Helm Early History


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Helm Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Helm research. Another 240 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 1753 and 1863 are included under the topic Early Helm History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Helm Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Helm Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Helm Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Helm Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Israel Helm, who arrived in Delaware in 1693 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Helm Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Johann Michael Helm, who landed in New York in 1709 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Peter Helm, his wife, and six sons and one daughter who arrived in 1709 in New England
  • Simon Helm, who arrived in New York, NY in 1709 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Willem Helm, who arrived in America in 1730 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Joh Adam Helm, who landed in America in 1750-1753 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Helm Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Henry Anthony Helm, aged 27, who landed in New York in 1812 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Adam Helm, who arrived in Baltimore, Maryland in 1830 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Adam Helm, who emigrated from Hessia to Baltimore with his wife and five children in 1830
  • David Helm, aged 45, who arrived in America in 1839 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Michael Helm, aged 48, who arrived in America in 1839 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Helm Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Catherine Helm, aged 44, who arrived in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1855
  • Elizabeth Helm, aged 17, who arrived in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1855
  • Friedrich Helm, aged 25, who arrived in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1855
  • Jacob Helm, aged 11, who landed in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1855
  • Jacob Helm, aged 46, who arrived in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1855
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Helm (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Helm (post 1700)



  • Lorin Edwin Helm (1920-1945), American football coach
  • W. Stuart Helm (1908-1986), American former politician, 126th Speaker of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives (1957-1958)
  • Susan C. Helm (b. 1943), American politician, Member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives (2007-)
  • Benjamin Hardin Helm (1831-1863), American politician, attorney, Confederate brigadier general, and a brother-in-law of Abraham Lincoln
  • John LaRue Helm (1802-1867), American politician, the 18th and 24th Governor of Kentucky in 1867 and (1850-1851)
  • Mark Lavon "Levon" Helm (1940-2012), American three-time Grammy Award winning rock multi-instrumentalist and actor who achieved fame as the drummer and frequently lead and backing vocalist for The Band, inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (2012)
  • Rear Admiral James Meredith Helm (1855-1927), American naval officer, eponym of the USS Helm (DD-388)
  • Brigitte Helm (1906-1996), born Brigitte Eva Gisela Schittenhelm, a German actress, best remembered for her dual role as Maria and her double, the Maschinenmensch, in Fritz Lang's 1927 silent film Metropolis
  • Rüdiger Helm (b. 1956), East German thirteen-time gold medalist sprint canoer
  • Anne Helm (b. 1938), Canadian Laurel Award nominated actress, known for her work on General Hospital (1963), Follow That Dream (1962) and The Magic Sword (1962)
  • ... (Another 7 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Suggested Readings for the name Helm


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Suggested Readings for the name Helm



  • Vengeance!: The Saga of Poor Tom Cover (also Helm) by Dan L. Thrapp.

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Helm Family Crest Products


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Helm Family Crest Products




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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Other References

  1. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
  2. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
  3. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  4. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
  5. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
  6. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  7. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  8. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
  9. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
  10. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
  11. ...

The Helm Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Helm 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.

This page was last modified on 9 January 2017 at 09:15.

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