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Halasz Family History

Halasz Name Meaning

Hungarian (Halász): from halász an occupational name for a fisherman from hal ‘fish’ + the occupational suffix -ász. This surname is also common in Slovakia where it is also spelled Halás and Halaš (see Halas ).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Halas, Hanas, Laas, Salas, Balash, Galas, Palas, Kalas, Balas, Szasz

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Where is the Halasz family from?

You can see how Halasz families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Halasz family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Halasz families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 3 Halasz families living in Saskatchewan. This was 100% of all the recorded Halasz's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Halasz families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Halasz surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Halasz ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Inspector were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Halasz. 41% of Halasz men worked as a Laborer and 43% of Halasz women worked as an Inspector. Some less common occupations for Americans named Halasz were Truck Driver and Housework. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Machinist
  • Salesman
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Inspector
  • Own Business
  • Housework
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What Halasz family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Halasz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Halasz 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Halasz. 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 621 military records available for the last name Halasz. For the veterans among your Halasz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Halasz lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Halasz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Halasz in 1956 was 41, and 77 in 2004.

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