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Hallas Family History

Hallas Name Meaning

Greek: probably from Turkish halâs ‘exemption’, a status name for someone who was exempt from payment of rent or taxes. English (Yorkshire): variant of Hollows. Possibly an altered spelling of Czech Halas, a nickname for a noisy person, from halas ‘uproar’, from halasit ‘to be noisy’.

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


Similar surnames: Pallas, Halas, Fallas, Ballas, Hallam, Kallas, Dallas, Gallas, Sallas

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Where is the Hallas family from?

You can see how Hallas families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hallas family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hallas families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1911 there were 9 Hallas families living in Quebec. This was about 45% of all the recorded Hallas's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Hallas families in 1911.
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What did your Hallas ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Hallas. 23% of Hallas men worked as a Laborer and 11% of Hallas women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hallas were Proprietor and Housewife.

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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
    23%
  • Labor
    10%
  • Farmer
    10%
  • Proprietor
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    11%
  • Saleslady
    11%
  • Clerk
    9%
  • Housewife
    9%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Hallas. 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 Hallas. For the veterans among your Hallas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hallas lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Hallas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Hallas in 1954 was 35, and 76 in 2004.

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