Halpern Family History

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Halpern Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name from the city of Heilbronn in Württemberg, which had a large and influential Jewish population in medieval times. See also Heilbrunn.

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


Similar surnames: Alpern, Alperin, Alpert, Halper, Halperin, Halberg, Halle, Galler

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Halpern Family Origin

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Halpern Family Occupations

What did your Halpern ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Millinery were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Halpern. 19% of Halpern men worked as a Farmer and 25% of Halpern women worked as a Millinery. Some less common occupations for Americans named Halpern were Dealer and Tailleur

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    19%
  • Clerk
    13%
  • Salesman
    13%
  • Dealer
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Millinery
    25%
  • Secretary
    25%
  • Student
    25%
  • Tailleur
    25%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Halpern Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Halpern. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Halpern 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 11,000 immigration records available for the last name Halpern. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Halpern. For the veterans among your Halpern ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Halpern Life Expectancy

What is the average Halpern lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Halpern life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Halpern in 1951 was 52, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Halpern

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Halpern 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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