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Halls Family History

Halls Name Meaning

English: variant of Hall.

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


Similar surnames: Walls, Hallas, Halla, Hails, Alls, Hall, Hales, Halle, Falls, Hally

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Where is the Halls family from?

You can see how Halls families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Halls family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Halls families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1911 there were 96 Halls families living in Ontario. This was about 68% of all the recorded Halls's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Halls families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Halls surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Halls ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Halls. 27% of Halls men worked as a 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
    27%
  • Labourer
    14%
  • Carpenter
    9%
  • Contractor
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Housekeeper
    100%
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What Halls family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 63,000 census records available for the last name Halls. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Halls 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Halls. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Halls. For the veterans among your Halls ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Halls lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Halls life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Halls in 1957 was 59, and 78 in 2004.

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