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Hallett Name Meaning

English (mainly Somerset and Devon): from the Norman personal name Hallet or Aylett, pet forms of Aylard (see Allard).

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

Similar surnames: Wallett, Hamlett, Haskett, Pellett, Tillett, Hazlett, Pallett

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Where is the Hallett family from?

You can see how Hallett families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hallett family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hallett families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1911 there were 202 Hallett families living in Ontario. This was about 37% of all the recorded Hallett's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Hallett families in 1911.
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What did your Hallett ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Hallett. 47% of Hallett men worked as a Farmer and 30% of Hallett women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hallett were Miner and Income.

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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
  • Farmers Son
  • Miner

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Housekeeper
  • Stenographer
  • Housewife
  • Income
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What Hallett family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 113,000 census records available for the last name Hallett. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hallett 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 Hallett. 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 11,000 military records available for the last name Hallett. For the veterans among your Hallett ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hallett lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Hallett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Hallett in 1944 was 48, and 76 in 2004.

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