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Hallums Name Meaning

English: probably a habitational name from Hallams Farm in Wonersh, Surrey, Middle English Hullehammes ‘hill enclosures’, ‘enclosures (by the) hill’, or alternatively a variant of Hallum, with the addition of a genitive -s indicating ‘servant of’, ‘widow of’, etc.

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


Similar surnames: Hallum, Allum, Hellums, Hallows, Hallam, Hall, Ballam, Allums

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Where is the Hallums family from?

You can see how Hallums families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hallums family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Hallums families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 2 Hallums families living in British Columbia. This was 100% of all the recorded Hallums's in Canada. British Columbia had the highest population of Hallums families in 1911.
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What did your Hallums ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Laundress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Hallums. 39% of Hallums men worked as a Laborer and 46% of Hallums women worked as a Laundress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hallums were Clerk and Teacher.

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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.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    39%
  • Farmer
    24%
  • Truck Driver
    15%
  • Clerk
    15%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Laundress
    46%
  • Servant
    37%
  • Teacher
    19%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Hallums. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hallums 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 130 immigration records available for the last name Hallums. 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 414 military records available for the last name Hallums. For the veterans among your Hallums ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hallums lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Hallums life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Hallums in 1946 was 33, and 71 in 2004.

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