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Halas Name Meaning

Czech and Polish (Halas): nickname for a noisy person, from Czech halas ‘uproar’, Polish halas ‘noise’. Respelling, especially in eastern Slovenia, of Hungarian Halász ‘fisherman’ (see Halasz).

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


Similar surnames: Hallas, Balas, Halasz, Havas, Salas, Galas, Palas, Walas, Kalas, Haas

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Where is the Halas family from?

You can see how Halas families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Halas family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1880 and 1920. The most Halas families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 3 Halas families living in Ontario. This was about 50% of all the recorded Halas's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Halas families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Halas surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Halas ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Halas. .

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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 1921

  • Farmer
    100%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Halas. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Halas 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 Halas. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, 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 Halas. For the veterans among your Halas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Halas lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Halas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Halas in 1959 was 40, and 74 in 2004.

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