History of your Surname
Get access to Hallin family records.Start a free trial

Hallin Family History

Hallin Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements hall (see Hall) + the suffix -in, derived from Latin -in(i)us ‘descendant of’. Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hAilín ‘descendant of Ailín’, a personal name of uncertain origin, perhaps a diminutive from ail ‘noble’, ‘rock’.

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

Similar surnames: Vallin, Halpin, Hallen, Havlin, Kallin, Hamlin, Haskin, Hallinan

Search for a relative to learn more about your family history.

Hint: Try searching for a relative alive in 1940.

Black & white image of a young woman scientist

Where is the Hallin family from?

You can see how Hallin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hallin family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hallin families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 2 Hallin families living in Ohio. This was about 67% of all the recorded Hallin's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Hallin families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hallin surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hallin ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Hallin. 29% of Hallin men worked as a Farmer and 16% of Hallin women worked as a Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hallin were Carpenter and Stenographer. .

View Census Data for Hallin | Data not to scale

*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

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Farming
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Housekeeper
  • Clerk
  • Stenographer
Black & white image of two construction labourers

What Hallin family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Hallin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hallin census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search US census records for Hallin

Passenger Lists

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Hallin. 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.

View all Hallin immigration records

Draft Cards

There are 670 military records available for the last name Hallin. For the veterans among your Hallin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Hallin military records

You've only scratched the surface of Hallin family history

Discover More

What is the average Hallin lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Hallin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Hallin in 1945 was 31, and 61 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hallin

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in the Hallin family tree

Explore Your Tree
Search for another surname
Start a 14-Day Free Trial