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Hallum Family History

Hallum Name Meaning

English: variant of Hallam or a variant of Allam with a prosthetic H-. Norwegian: habitational name from any of the three farmsteads so named in southeastern Norway from either the dative plural of Old Norse hǫll ‘slope’ or Old Norse Hallheimr a compound of hallr ‘sloping’ + heimr ‘farmstead’.

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


Similar surnames: Allum, Hallam, Hellem, Mahlum, Harcum, Holum, Hall, Dullum, Hallums

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Where is the Hallum family from?

You can see how Hallum families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hallum family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hallum families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 34 Hallum families living in Hampshire. This was about 22% of all the recorded Hallum's in United Kingdom. Hampshire had the highest population of Hallum families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hallum surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hallum ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Bricklayer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Hallum. 50% of Hallum men worked as a Bricklayer and 80% of Hallum women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hallum were General Labourer and Student University. .

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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

  • Bricklayer
    50%
  • General Labourer
    50%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    80%
  • Private Means
    9%
  • Elementary School Teacher
    6%
  • Student University
    6%
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Census Records

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Hallum. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hallum 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 Hallum. 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 Hallum. For the veterans among your Hallum ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hallum lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Hallum life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Hallum in 1949 was 47, and 76 in 2004.

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