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Hallinan Family History

Hallinan Name Meaning

Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hÁilgheanáin ‘descendant of Áilgheanán’ a pet form of a personal name composed of old Celtic elements meaning ‘mild noble person’.

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

Similar surnames: Halligan, Hallin, Halloran, Hallahan, Galligan, Callanan, Hannan

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Where is the Hallinan family from?

You can see how Hallinan families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hallinan family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1861 and 1920. The most Hallinan families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 61 Hallinan families living in New York. This was about 29% of all the recorded Hallinan's in USA. New York had the highest population of Hallinan families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hallinan surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hallinan ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Hallinan. 24% of Hallinan men worked as a Laborer and 15% of Hallinan women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hallinan were Truck Driver and Housewife. .

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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
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
  • Teacher
  • Stenographer
  • Housewife
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Hallinan. 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 Hallinan. For the veterans among your Hallinan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hallinan lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Hallinan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Hallinan in 1959 was 57, and 72 in 2004.

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