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Hallem Family History

Hallem 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: Halley, Hallam, Halle, Hallum, Hellem, Haller, Hallen, Hallee, Hallet

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Where is the Hallem family from?

You can see how Hallem families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hallem family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Hallem families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 2 Hallem families living in Yorkshire. This was 100% of all the recorded Hallem's in United Kingdom. Yorkshire had the highest population of Hallem families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hallem surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hallem ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Hallem. 30% of Hallem men worked as a Farmer. .

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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

  • Farmer
    30%
  • Proprietor
    30%
  • Day Labor
    20%
  • Laborer
    20%
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What Hallem family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Hallem. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hallem 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 215 immigration records available for the last name Hallem. 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 122 military records available for the last name Hallem. For the veterans among your Hallem ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hallem lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Hallem life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Hallem in 1963 was 78, and 88 in 2004.

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