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Halbur Name Meaning

German: variant or altered form of Halbaur or Hallbauer a status name for a farmer who owed half of the proceeds of his land in rent from halb ‘half’ + Bauer ‘farmer’. See Hallbauer .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Haler, Halberg, Haber, Hallum, Helber, Haller, Halbert, Hanauer

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Where is the Halbur family from?

You can see how Halbur families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Halbur family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Halbur families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 16 Halbur families living in Iowa. This was about 76% of all the recorded Halbur's in USA. Iowa had the highest population of Halbur families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Halbur surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Halbur ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Halbur. 37% of Halbur men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Halbur women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Halbur were Helper and Maid. .

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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 1940

  • Farmer
    37%
  • Laborer
    27%
  • Operator
    17%
  • Helper
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    50%
  • Housekeeper
    25%
  • Maid
    25%
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Census Records

There are 866 census records available for the last name Halbur. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Halbur 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 25 immigration records available for the last name Halbur. 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 Cards

There are 116 military records available for the last name Halbur. For the veterans among your Halbur ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Halbur lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Halbur life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Halbur in 1965 was 68, and 62 in 2004.

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