Halen Family History

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Halen Name Meaning

Dutch: patronymic from a short form of a Germanic personal name formed with the element had(u) ‘battle’, ‘strife’.

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

Similar surnames: Hagen, Walen, Hazen, Hillen, Hale, Haren, Galen, Halek, Hallen, Holen

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Halen Family Origin

Where is the Halen family from?

Halen Family Occupations

What did your Halen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Halen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Halen's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Halen. A less common occupation for the Halen family was Book Keeper.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Laborer

  • Book Keeper


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Halen ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Halen Historical Records

What Halen family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Halen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Halen census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Halen

Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Halen. 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 564 military records available for the last name Halen. For the veterans among your Halen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Halen Life Expectancy

What is the average Halen lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Halen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Halen in 1962 was 51, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Halen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Halen 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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