Hallisey Family History

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Hallisey Name Meaning

Irish (mainly Counties Cork and Kerry): shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hÁilgheasa ‘descendant of Áilgheas’, a personal name from áilgheas ‘eagerness’.

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

Similar surnames: Halley, Harley, Hallinan, Hanley, Halligan, Malley, Hilley, Fallis

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Hallisey Family Origin

Where is the Hallisey family from?

Hallisey Family Occupations

What did your Hallisey ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmerson and Station Master were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Hallisey. A less common occupation for the Hallisey family was Tele Operator. The most common Hallisey occupation in Canada was Farmerson. 33% of Hallisey's were Farmersons.

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  • Farmerson

  • Station Master

  • Tele Operator


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

Hallisey Historical Records

What Hallisey family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Hallisey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hallisey 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Hallisey. 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 Hallisey. For the veterans among your Hallisey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hallisey Life Expectancy

What is the average Hallisey lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Hallisey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Hallisey in 1954 was 59, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hallisey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hallisey 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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