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

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Coal Miner

    4%
  • Farming

    4%

In 1880, the most common Halt occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Halt's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Halt. A less common occupation for the Halt family was Farming.

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Halt Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Halt

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