Halfpenny Family History

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Halfpenny Name Meaning

English: nickname probably for a tenant whose feudal obligations included a regular payment in cash or kind (for example bread or salt) of a halfpenny.

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


Similar surnames: Penny, Tenpenny, Hatley, Harben, Halferty, Halfmann, Halley, Halsey

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Halfpenny Family Origin

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Halfpenny Family Occupations

What did your Halfpenny ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Halfpenny occupation in the USA was Laborer. 10% of Halfpenny's were Laborers. Laborer, Carpenter and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Halfpenny. A less common occupation for the Halfpenny family was Keeping House.

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  • Laborer

    10%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Farmer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%

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

Halfpenny Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Halfpenny. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Halfpenny 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 Halfpenny

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Halfpenny. 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 Halfpenny. For the veterans among your Halfpenny ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Halfpenny Life Expectancy

What is the average Halfpenny lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Halfpenny life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Halfpenny in 1952 was 37, and 96 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Halfpenny

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Halfpenny 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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