First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Helwig

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Alt. Meaning

H is for hand, that you always give.

E is for enthusiasm, in even the most dire circumstances

L is for laughter, you spread wherever you go.

W is for warm hearted, it's you!

I is for ideals, no higher!

G is for grand, the life you will live.

Notable Persons Named Helwig

Helwig was born on June 28th, 1892 in Buttenheim. He breathed his last breath on April 28th, 1980.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Helwig

Hans Helwig was an organisation todt. His military service ended in 1918. Hans was born on September 25th, 1881 in Hemsbach. He passed away on August 24th, 1952.


Cleo Ridgely was an actress. She was most prominent from 1911 to 1911. Cleo was given the name Freda Cleo Helwig on May 12th, 1893 in New York, New York, U.S. Cleo is also known as Helwig and Freda Cleo. She breathed her last breath on August 18th, 1962.


Maggie Helwig is a novelist, poet, and activism. Maggie was born in Wallasey, England.


Andreas was born in 1572. He died in 1643.


John Helwig was an athlete. John was born on December 5th, 1927 in Los Angeles. He left this life on December 2nd, 1994.


Paul was born on May 27th, 1893. He died on August 7th, 1963.


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Popularity of Helwig as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Helwig U.S.
  White 95.35% 64.26%
  African American 1.33% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.87% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.03% 16.26%

Of Last Name Helwig

People with the last name Helwig are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Helwig

  • How Popular is the name Helwig? As a last name Helwig was the 11,086th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Helwig first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Helwig is Thursday, October 30th, 1884.
  • How unique is the name Helwig? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Helwig. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Helwig: Your name in reverse order is Giwleh. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ghiwle. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Helwig? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,863 people with the last name Helwig.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Helwig? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Helwig as their last name since less than 1 person in 103k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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