Hallahan Family History

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Hallahan Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hÁilleacháin ‘descendant of Áilleachán’, a personal name from a diminutive of áille ‘beauty’. This Cork surname is sometimes confused with Halligan, an Ulster surname.

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

Similar surnames: Callahan, Halligan, Hanrahan, Halloran, Callanan, Hallinan, Hanahan

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Hallahan Family Origin

Where is the Hallahan family from?

Hallahan Family Occupations

What did your Hallahan ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Labourer and Servant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hallahan. The most common Hallahan occupation in Canada was Farmer. 29% of Hallahan's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hallahan family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Labourer

  • Servant

  • Farm Laborer


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

Hallahan Historical Records

What Hallahan family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Hallahan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hallahan census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Hallahan. 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 Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Hallahan. For the veterans among your Hallahan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hallahan Life Expectancy

What is the average Hallahan lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Hallahan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Hallahan in 1951 was 45, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hallahan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hallahan ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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