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Hlen Family History

Hlen Surname 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: Glen, Hoen, Olen, Len, Holen, Hren, Halen, Hylen, Haen, Ehlen

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Where is the Hlen family from?

You can see how Hlen families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hlen family name was found in the USA, and Scotland between 1901 and 1920. The most Hlen families were found in USA in 1920. In 1901 there was 1 Hlen family living in Ayrshire. This was 100% of all the recorded Hlen's in Scotland. Ayrshire had the highest population of Hlen families in 1901.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hlen surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hlen ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Hlen ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Census Records

There are 210 census records available for the last name Hlen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hlen 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 31 immigration records available for the last name Hlen. 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 13 military records available for the last name Hlen. For the veterans among your Hlen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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