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Hallen Family History

Hallen Name Meaning

Swedish (mainly Hallén): ornamental topographic or a habitational name from the (placename) element hall ‘hall’ or ‘rock’ (see Hall ) + the adjectival suffix -én/-en a derivative of Latin -enius ‘relating to’. Norwegian: habitational name from a farm name e.g. in Telemark the definite singular form of hall from Old Norse hallr ‘slope incline’. English (Monmouthshire): either a variant of Allen with prosthetic H- or a variant of Hallam .

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

Similar surnames: Halle, Hillen, Hallin, Halley, Kallen, Haller, Hellen, Hollen, Wallen

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Where is the Hallen family from?

You can see how Hallen families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hallen family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hallen families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 22 Hallen families living in Ontario. This was about 44% of all the recorded Hallen's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Hallen families in 1911.
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What did your Hallen ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Servant were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Hallen. 84% of Hallen men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Hallen women worked as a Servant. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
  • Labourer

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Servant
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Census Records

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Hallen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hallen 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Hallen. 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 Hallen. For the veterans among your Hallen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hallen lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Hallen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Hallen in 1956 was 43, and 79 in 2004.

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