Hallinan Family History

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Hallinan Name Meaning

Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hÁilgheanáin ‘descendant of Áilgheanán’, a pet form of a personal name composed of old Celtic elements meaning ‘mild, noble person’.

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

Similar surnames: Halligan, Hallin, Halloran, Hallahan, Galligan, Callanan, Hannan

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Hallinan Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Hallinan name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Hallinan. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Ireland & Scotland


  • England & Wales


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Germanic Europe


  • France


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Hallinan Family Origin

Where is the Hallinan family from?

Hallinan Family Occupations

What did your Hallinan ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, School, Dress Maker and Book Binder were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hallinan. The most common Hallinan occupation in Canada was School. 28% of Hallinan's were Schools. A less common occupation for the Hallinan family was Brewer.

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  • School

  • Dress Maker

  • Book Binder

  • Brewer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Hallinan ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Hallinan Historical Records

What Hallinan family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Hallinan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hallinan census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Hallinan. 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 Card

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

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Hallinan Life Expectancy

What is the average Hallinan lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Hallinan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Hallinan in 1959 was 57, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hallinan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hallinan ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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