Halsey Family History

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Halsey Name Meaning

English: habitational name of uncertain origin. The surname is common in London, and may be derived from Alsa (formerly Assey) in Stanstead Mountfitchet, Essex (recorded as Alsiesheye in 1268). Another possible source is Halsway in Somerset, named from Old English hals ‘neck’ + weg ‘way’, ‘road’.

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


Similar surnames: Halse, Halley, Haley, Hulsey, Galley, Hanley, Hanney, Hussey, Hatley

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Halsey Family Origin

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Halsey Family Occupations

What did your Halsey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Halsey family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Halsey. The most common Halsey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Halsey's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Laborer

    4%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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Halsey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Halsey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Halsey 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Halsey. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, 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 Halsey. For the veterans among your Halsey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Halsey Life Expectancy

What is the average Halsey lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Halsey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 1961. The average life expectancy for Halsey in 1941 was 30, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Halsey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Halsey 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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