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Halleck Surname Meaning

German: topographic name from the Brunswick area (Lower Saxony) along with other Hall- compound names or possibly a habitational name from a place called with Middle High German ecke ‘corner’ as Hallegg in Austria (Carinthia). Americanized form of Czech Hálek or Rusyn (from Slovakia) Halek .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Waldeck, Halley, Halle, Haller, Holbeck, Hallen, Hadlock, Walbeck

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Where is the Halleck family from?

You can see how Halleck families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Halleck family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Halleck families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there was 1 Halleck family living in Dorset. This was about 50% of all the recorded Halleck's in United Kingdom. Dorset and 1 other county had the highest population of Halleck families in 1891.
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What did your Halleck ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Halleck. 23% of Halleck men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Halleck women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Halleck were Truck Driver and Housekeeper. .

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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
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
  • Beauty Operator
  • Housekeeper
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 347 immigration records available for the last name Halleck. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Halleck. For the veterans among your Halleck ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Halleck lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Halleck life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Halleck in 1959 was 68, and 84 in 2004.

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