Halfpenny Family History

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Halfpenny Name Meaning

English: nickname probably for a tenant whose feudal obligations included a regular payment in cash or kind (for example bread or salt) of a halfpenny.

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


Similar surnames: Penny, Tenpenny, Hatley, Harben, Halferty, Halfmann, Halley, Halsey

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Halfpenny Family Origin

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Halfpenny Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • School

    16%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Carpenter

    8%

In 1881, the most common Halfpenny occupation in Canada was Farmer. 40% of Halfpenny's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Halfpenny family was Carpenter. Farmer, School and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Halfpenny.

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Halfpenny Historical Records

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Halfpenny Life Expectancy

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