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Halcom Family History

Halcom Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Balcom, Halcomb, Haltom, Malcom, Halton, Falcon, Hallam, Malcolm

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Where is the Halcom family from?

You can see how Halcom families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Halcom family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Halcom families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 2 Halcom families living in Kent. This was about 40% of all the recorded Halcom's in United Kingdom. Kent had the highest population of Halcom families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Halcom surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Halcom ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Halcom. 47% of Halcom men worked as a Laborer and 43% of Halcom women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Halcom were Farming and Waitress. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    47%
  • Carpenter
    14%
  • Salesman
    14%
  • Farming
    14%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    43%
  • Cook
    29%
  • Waitress
    29%
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What Halcom family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Halcom. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Halcom census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 40 immigration records available for the last name Halcom. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 253 military records available for the last name Halcom. For the veterans among your Halcom ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Halcom lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Halcom life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Halcom in 1965 was 86, and 80 in 2004.

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