Halfpenny Family History

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Halfpenny Name Meaning

English: nickname probably for a tenant whose feudal obligations included a regular payment in cash or kind (for example bread or salt) of a halfpenny.

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


Similar surnames: Penny, Tenpenny, Hatley, Harben, Halferty, Halfmann, Halley, Halsey

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Halfpenny Family Origin

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Halfpenny Family Occupations

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Halfpenny ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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  • Labourer

    10%
  • Coal Miner

    5%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%
  • Farm Labourer

    3%

In 1881, Labourer, Coal Miner and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Halfpenny. A less common occupation for the Halfpenny family was Farm Labourer. The most common Halfpenny occupation in the UK was Labourer. 10% of Halfpenny's were Labourers.

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Halfpenny Historical Records

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Halfpenny Life Expectancy

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