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Halvorsen Name Meaning

Norwegian and Danish: patronymic from the personal name Halvor Old Norse Hallvarthr composed of the elements hallr ‘(flat) stone’ + varthr ‘guardian defender’. Compare Halvorson and Holverson .

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

Similar surnames: Halvorson, Holverson, Halverson, Andersen, Laursen, Salmonsen

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Where is the Halvorsen family from?

You can see how Halvorsen families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Halvorsen family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Halvorsen families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 11 Halvorsen families living in London. This was about 46% of all the recorded Halvorsen's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Halvorsen families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Halvorsen surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Halvorsen ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Halvorsen. 100% of Halvorsen 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
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Census Records

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Halvorsen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Halvorsen 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 20,000 immigration records available for the last name Halvorsen. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Halvorsen. For the veterans among your Halvorsen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Halvorsen lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Halvorsen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Halvorsen in 1949 was 35, and 70 in 2004.

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