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Helmer Early Origins



The surname Helmer 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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Helmer Spelling Variations


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Helmer Spelling Variations



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

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Helmer Early History


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Helmer Early History



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

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Helmer Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Helmer Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Helmer 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:

Helmer Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Philipp Helmer, who arrived in New York, NY in 1709
  • Peter Helmer, who landed in New York, NY in 1710
  • Leendert Helmer, who arrived in New York in 1715
  • Philips Helmer, who landed in New York in 1715
  • Conrad Helmer, who landed in America in 1780

Helmer Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Joh Bern Herm Helmer, who landed in America in 1833
  • Joseph Helmer, who landed in Mississippi in 1840
  • Herm Rufus Helmer, who arrived in America in 1844
  • Johanna Helmer, who arrived in America in 1845
  • Joh Herm Helmer, who arrived in America in 1845
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Helmer Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Arthur Helmer, aged 31, who settled in America, in 1905
  • Ernst Helmer, aged 58, who settled in America, in 1905
  • F.D. Helmer, who landed in America, in 1906
  • Friedrich Helmer, aged 13, who emigrated to the United States from Frankfurt, Germany, in 1922
  • Axel Helmer, aged 27, who emigrated to the United States, in 1922
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Helmer Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Mr. John Helmer U.E. who settled in Canada c. 1784 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  • Mr. John Helmer Jr., U.E. who settled in Eastern District, Williamsburgh, South Dundas, Ontario c. 1784 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  • Mr. John Philip Helmer U.E. who settled in Canada c. 1784 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  • Mr. John Helmer Sr., U.E. who settled in Eastern District [Cornwall], Ontario c. 1784 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

Helmer Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century

  • Elizabeth Helmer, aged 62, who settled in Ottawa, Canada, in 1923

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Contemporary Notables of the name Helmer (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Helmer (post 1700)



  • Roberta Helmer, American best-selling author of romance novels who writes under the pseudonym of Christina Skye
  • John Adam Helmer (1754-1830), American Revolutionary War hero, made famous by the 1936 novel "Drums Along the Mohawk" with its depiction of "Adam Helmer's Run", warning the people of German Flatts of the approach of Joseph Brant
  • Olaf Helmer (1910-2011), German-born, American logician and futurologist, researcher at the RAND Corporation (1946 to 1968), a co-founder of the Institute for the Future
  • Thomas Helmer (b. 1965), former German footballer
  • Clyde Helmer (1916-1945), Australian rules footballer
  • Bryan Berry Helmer (b. 1972), Canadian professional NHL ice hockey player
  • Roger Helmer (b. 1944), British politician, Conservative Party Member of the European Parliament

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Suggested Readings for the name Helmer


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Suggested Readings for the name Helmer



  • The Helmer Family: Phillip Helmer (the Pioneer) and His Descendants by Pascoe W. Williams.

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Helmer Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

Other References

  1. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
  2. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
  3. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  4. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
  5. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  6. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
  7. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
  8. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  9. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
  10. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
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The Helmer Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Helmer 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 April 2015 at 09:16.

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