Halla Family History

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Halla Name Meaning

Finnish: topographic name from halla ‘frost’, by extension ‘fallow field’. This name is found mainly in northern Finland (Ostrobothnia and Kainuu). It is also found as an ornamental name, adopted by Finns with Swedish names during the name conversion movement in the 19th and early 20th centuries. Finnish: from an old personal name of Germanic origin. Variant of German Halle (see Hall), found in France, Austria, Bohemia, and elsewhere.

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

Similar surnames: Hall, Halle, Walla, Palla, Hallam, Helle, Valla, Balla, Calla, Lalla

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Halla Family Origin

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Halla Family Occupations

What did your Halla ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Halla family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Merchant Tailor and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Halla. The most common Halla occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Halla's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Merchant Tailor

  • Tailor

  • Blacksmith


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

Halla Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Halla. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Halla 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 892 immigration records available for the last name Halla. 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 Halla. For the veterans among your Halla ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Halla Life Expectancy

What is the average Halla lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Halla life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Halla in 1955 was 49, and 83 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Halla 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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