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Haller Surname Meaning

German and English (West and East Yorkshire): topographic name for someone who lived or worked at a hall from Hall + the agent derivative suffix -er denoting an inhabitant. Swiss German: topographic name a variant of Halter German: variant of Heller Austrian German: occupational name for a worker in the salt industry or a habitational name for someone from any of several places called Hall which also indicates salt works.

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

Similar surnames: Halter, Heller, Hagler, Saller, Holler, Galler, Hasler, Baller

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Where is the Haller family from?

You can see how Haller families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Haller family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Haller families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 71 Haller families living in Ontario. This was about 57% of all the recorded Haller's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Haller families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Haller surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Haller ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Nurse were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Haller. 40% of Haller men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Haller women worked as a Nurse. Some less common occupations for Americans named Haller were Packer and Farmer. .

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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
  • Laborer
  • Finisher
  • Packer

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Nurse
  • Stenographer
  • Farmer
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What Haller family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 58,000 census records available for the last name Haller. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Haller 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 12,000 immigration records available for the last name Haller. 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 20,000 military records available for the last name Haller. For the veterans among your Haller ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Haller lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Haller life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Haller in 1942 was 64, and 75 in 2004.

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