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Hallas Family History

Hallas Name Meaning

Greek: possibly a nickname for someone slow from Albanian hala ‘yet still’. Compare Chalas . Americanized or Germanized form of Polish Hałas ‘noise’ or Czech and Slovak Halas 3 ‘uproar’. This form of the surname is also found in Poland and Czechia but it is very rare. Americanized or Germanized form of Hungarian Halász ‘fisherman’ (see Halasz ) and of its Slovak Slovenian Croatian and other Slavic variants (see Halas ). English (Yorkshire): variant of Hallows . Norwegian (Hallås): variant of Halås (see Halas ).

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

Similar surnames: Pallas, Halas, Fallas, Ballas, Hallam, Kallas, Dallas, Gallas, Sallas

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Where is the Hallas family from?

You can see how Hallas families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hallas family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hallas families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 755 Hallas families living in Yorkshire. This was about 72% of all the recorded Hallas's in United Kingdom. Yorkshire had the highest population of Hallas families in 1891.
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What did your Hallas ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Hallas. 21% of Hallas men worked as a General Labourer and 71% of Hallas women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hallas were Bricklayer and Incapacitated. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Incapacitated
  • Electrician
  • Bricklayer

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Domestic Duties
  • Incapacitated
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Census Records

There are 24,000 census records available for the last name Hallas. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hallas 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Hallas. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Hallas. For the veterans among your Hallas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hallas lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Hallas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Hallas in 1954 was 35, and 76 in 2004.

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