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Hallgren Name Meaning

ornamental name formed with hall ‘stone’, ‘rock’, ‘hall’ + gren ‘branch’. (Hällgren): ornamental compound name composed of the elements häll ‘rock’ + gren ‘branch’.

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


Similar surnames: Wallgren, Kallgren, Helgren, Mellgren, Almgren, Dahlgren, Holmgren

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Where is the Hallgren family from?

You can see how Hallgren families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hallgren family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1880 and 1920. The most Hallgren families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 16 Hallgren families living in Minnesota. This was about 33% of all the recorded Hallgren's in the USA. Minnesota and 1 other state had the highest population of Hallgren families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hallgren surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hallgren ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Hallgren. 18% of Hallgren men worked as a Laborer and 17% of Hallgren women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hallgren were Clerk and Secretary.

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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
    18%
  • Farmer
    15%
  • Salesman
    11%
  • Clerk
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    17%
  • Typist
    9%
  • Clerk
    9%
  • Secretary
    9%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Hallgren. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hallgren 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Hallgren. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Hallgren. For the veterans among your Hallgren ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hallgren lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Hallgren life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Hallgren in 1948 was 65, and 67 in 2004.

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