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Halliday Name Meaning

Scottish and northern English: variant of Holladay. Halliday is also found in Ireland, where it is of English origin. Black notes that Scottish bearers of the name took it to France, where they became Viscounts of Pontaudemer.

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


Similar surnames: Holliday, Halladay, Halley, Allday, Hallaway, Halla, Callaway

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Halliday Family Origin

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Halliday Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Servant

    6%
  • Labourer

    5%
  • Merchant

    4%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Halliday family was Merchant. The most common Halliday occupation in Canada was Farmer. 28% of Halliday's were Farmers. Farmer, Servant and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Halliday.

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Halliday Life Expectancy

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