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Origin and Meaning of Helt

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  • According to a user from Delaware, United States, the name Helt is of German origin and means "Hero".
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Notable Persons With the Last Name Helt

John Helt is a soccer player for the Lyngby Boldklub, Brøndby IF, FC Sochaux-Montbéliard, and Denmark national football team. John was born on December 29th, 1959 in Virum.


Christopher W. Helt is an immigration attorney. They were most prominent from 1988 to present. Christopher was born in Chicago.


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Popularity of Helt as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Helt U.S.
  White 94.87% 64.26%
  African American 0.32% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.47% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.34% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.26% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.74% 16.26%

Of Last Name Helt

People with the last name Helt are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Helt

  • How Popular is the name Helt? As a last name Helt was the 12,274th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Helt first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Helt is Monday, December 6th, 1915.
  • How unique is the name Helt? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Helt. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Helt: Your name in reverse order is Tleh. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Tlhe. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Helt? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,534 people with the last name Helt.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Helt? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Helt as their last name since less than 1 person in 116k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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Past life for Helt born Aug 9, 1966

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern Africa approximately on 1425. Your profession was farmer, weaver, and tailor.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - to develop kind attitude to people, to acquire gift of understanding and compassion.

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