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Hallahan Name Meaning

Irish (Cork and Waterford): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hÁilleacháin ‘descendant of Áilleachán’ a personal name from a diminutive of áille ‘beauty’. This Cork surname is sometimes confused with Halligan an Ulster surname.

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

Similar surnames: Callahan, Halligan, Hanrahan, Halloran, Callanan, Hallinan, Hanahan

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Where is the Hallahan family from?

You can see how Hallahan families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hallahan family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hallahan families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 2 Hallahan families living in New York. This was 100% of all the recorded Hallahan's in USA. New York had the highest population of Hallahan families in 1840.
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What did your Hallahan ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Hallahan. 18% of Hallahan men worked as a Laborer and 14% of Hallahan women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hallahan were Carpenter and Waitress. .

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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

  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Clerk
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Housekeeper
  • Secretary
  • Waitress
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Census Records

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Hallahan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hallahan 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Hallahan. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Hallahan. For the veterans among your Hallahan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hallahan lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Hallahan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Hallahan in 1951 was 45, and 83 in 2004.

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