Halt Family History

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Halt Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone who lived by pastureland, Middle High German halte ‘pasture’ or ‘stopping place’. English and North German: nickname from Middle English, Middle Low German halte ‘lame’ (Old English h(e)alt) ‘lame’.

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


Similar surnames: Hart, Hall, Holt, Haut, Hale, Hain, Walt, Hald, Kalt, Belt

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Halt Family Origin

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Halt Family Occupations

What did your Halt ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Builders Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Halt. 32% of Halt men worked as a Builders Labourer and 76% of Halt women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Halt were Mental Defective and Cotton Weaver

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Builders Labourer
    32%
  • General Labourer
    27%
  • Retired
    11%
  • Mental Defective
    11%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    76%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    5%
  • Housekeeper
    4%
  • Cotton Weaver
    3%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Halt Historical Records

What Halt family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 42,000 census records available for the last name Halt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Halt 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Halt. 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 13,000 military records available for the last name Halt. For the veterans among your Halt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Halt Life Expectancy

What is the average Halt lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Halt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Halt in 1963 was 70, and 67 in 2004.

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