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Halfhill Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Halberg wrongly assumed to be from German halb ‘half’ + Berg ‘hill’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Manwill, Parshall, Mancill, Alphin, Gambill, Polhill, Hamill, Cahill

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Where is the Halfhill family from?

You can see how Halfhill families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Halfhill family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1840 and 1920. The most Halfhill families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 4 Halfhill families living in Essex. This was about 40% of all the recorded Halfhill's in United Kingdom. Essex had the highest population of Halfhill families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Halfhill surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Halfhill ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Saleslady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Halfhill. 22% of Halfhill men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Halfhill women worked as a Saleslady. Some less common occupations for Americans named Halfhill were Carpenter and New Worker. .

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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
    22%
  • Farmer
    20%
  • Miner
    9%
  • Carpenter
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Saleslady
    34%
  • Servant
    23%
  • Housewife
    23%
  • New Worker
    23%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Halfhill. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Halfhill 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 163 immigration records available for the last name Halfhill. 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 863 military records available for the last name Halfhill. For the veterans among your Halfhill ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Halfhill lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Halfhill life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Halfhill in 1955 was 54, and 74 in 2004.

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