History of your Surname
Get access to Hallet family records.Start a free trial

Hallet Family History

Hallet Name Meaning

English: variant of Hallett . French and Walloon: diminutive of Halle a topographic name meaning ‘covered market’ or a habitational name from any of several places in France and Belgium (Wallonia) named Hallet.

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


Similar surnames: Halley, Mallet, Haller, Hamlet, Helle, Balle, Walle, Halker, Hayles

Search for a relative to learn more about your family history.

Hint: Try searching for a relative alive in 1940.

Black & white image of a young woman scientist

Where is the Hallet family from?

You can see how Hallet families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hallet family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hallet families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 55 Hallet families living in London. This was about 23% of all the recorded Hallet's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Hallet families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hallet surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hallet 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 Hallet. 60% of Hallet men worked as a General Labourer and 67% of Hallet women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hallet were Retired and Chase Maker. .

View Census Data for Hallet | Data not to scale

*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
    60%
  • Retired
    40%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    67%
  • Glover
    7%
  • Housewife
    5%
  • Chase Maker
    5%
Black & white image of two construction labourers

What Hallet family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Hallet. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hallet census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search Australian census records for Hallet

Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Hallet. 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.

View all Hallet immigration records

Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Hallet. For the veterans among your Hallet ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Hallet military records

You've only scratched the surface of Hallet family history

Discover More

What is the average Hallet lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Hallet life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Hallet in 1959 was 52, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hallet

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in the Hallet family tree

Explore Your Tree
Search for another surname
Start a 14-Day Free Trial