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Halpen Family History

Halpen 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: Halphen, Hallen, Halpern, Halpin, Halen, Halden, Halper, Hale, Allen

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Where is the Halpen family from?

You can see how Halpen families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Halpen family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Halpen families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 2 Halpen families living in Cheshire. This was about 29% of all the recorded Halpen's in United Kingdom. Cheshire had the highest population of Halpen families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Halpen surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Halpen ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Halpen. 100% of Halpen women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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 Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    100%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Halpen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Halpen 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 638 immigration records available for the last name Halpen. 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 232 military records available for the last name Halpen. For the veterans among your Halpen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Halpen lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2002, in the United States, Halpen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Halpen in 1956 was 48, and 84 in 2002.

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