Hales Name Meaning

English (widespread, especially in the southeast): from the genitive singular or nominative plural form of Old English halh ‘nook’, ‘recess’ (see Hale). Irish: when not of English origin, this may be a variant of Healy or McHale.

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


Similar surnames: Hale, Hayes, Hailes, Eales, Sales, Gales, Haler, Hayles, Hames, Haley

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Hales Family Origin

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Hales Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    48%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Farming

    5%
  • Keeping House

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hales family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hales. The most common Hales occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Hales's were Farmers.

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Hales Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1943 and 2004, Hales life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Hales in 1943 was 34, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hales

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