Halder Family History

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Halder Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone who lived on a mountainside or slope, from an agent derivative of Middle High German halde ‘slope’. Indian (Bengal) and Bangladeshi: Hindu (usually, Brahman) name, also written Haldar. It is probably derived from Sanskrit haladhara ‘one who holds a plow’, an epithet of Balarama, the brother of the god Krishna. Balarama is said to have used a weapon shaped like a plowshare.

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


Similar surnames: Holder, Helder, Harder, Halter, Walder, Valder, Haller, Haider, Alder

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Halder Family Origin

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Halder Family Occupations

What did your Halder ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Carpenter joiner and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Halder. 20% of Halder men worked as a Carpenter joiner and 86% of Halder women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Halder were General Labourer and Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Carpenter joiner
    20%
  • Railway Clerk
    20%
  • Bricklayer
    20%
  • General Labourer
    20%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    86%
  • Domestic Servant
    5%
  • Housewife
    5%
  • Domestic Duties
    3%

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

Halder Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Halder. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Halder 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Halder. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Halder. For the veterans among your Halder ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Halder Life Expectancy

What is the average Halder lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Halder life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Halder in 1953 was 55, and 78 in 2004.

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