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Halstead Family History

Halstead Name Meaning
habitational name from any of the various places bearing this name, for example in Essex (Haltesteda in Domesday Book), Kent, and Leicestershire, all of which are probably named from Old English h(e)ald ‘refuge’, ‘shelter’ + stede ‘site’, or possibly Hawstead in Suffolk, which has the same origin. However, the name is now most frequent in Lancashire and Yorkshire, where it is from High Halstead in Burnley, named as the ‘site of a hall’, from Old English h(e)all ‘hall’ + stede ‘place’.occupational name for someone employed at ‘the hall buildings’, Middle English hallested, an ostler or cowhand, for instance.

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

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105,889 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
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Name Distribution of Halstead Families

  • Number of Halstead families
     153 - 303
     52 - 152
     1 - 51
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Halstead families
     640 - 1,277
     214 - 639
     1 - 213
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Halstead families
     6 - 10
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Halstead Family Origin

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Halstead Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Halstead

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Halstead Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Halstead census records

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Halstead Civil War Service Records

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