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Haler Family History

Haler Name Meaning

English: possibly an occupational name for a porter or carrier, from an agent derivative of Middle English hailen ‘to haul’, ‘to drag’, from Old French haler ‘to pull’. Slovenian: variant spelling of German Haller.

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

Similar surnames: Hayer, Hamer, Hager, Hasler, Halter, Haver, Saler, Hale, Haker, Hauer

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Where is the Haler family from?

You can see how Haler families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Haler family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Haler families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 12 Haler families living in Saskatchewan. This was about 41% of all the recorded Haler's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Haler families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Haler surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Haler ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Haler. 30% of Haler men worked as a Farmer and 18% of Haler women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Haler were Machinist and Student Nurse.

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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

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Machinist

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Saleslady
  • Roller
  • Student Nurse
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What Haler family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Haler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Haler 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 691 immigration records available for the last name Haler. 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 769 military records available for the last name Haler. For the veterans among your Haler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Haler lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2003, in the United States, Haler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Haler in 1962 was 77, and 81 in 2003.

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