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Hallam Name Meaning

English (chiefly southern Yorkshire and East Midlands): regional name from the district in southern Yorkshire around Sheffield and Ecclesfield called Hallam, or a habitational name from a place of this name in Derbyshire. The Derbyshire name is from Old English halum, dative plural of halh ‘nook’, ‘recess’ (see Hale 1). The Yorkshire district, sometimes called Hallamshire, is possibly of the same derivation or alternatively from hallum, dative plural of Old English hall ‘stone’, ‘rock’, Old Norse hallr.

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


Similar surnames: Allum, Hallum, Dallam, Haslam, Pallas, Ballam, Halla, Killam, Hallas

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Hallam Family Origin

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Hallam Family Occupations

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

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  • Coal Miner

    7%
  • Farmer

    3%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    3%
  • Labourer

    2%

In 1881, Coal Miner, Farmer and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hallam. The most common Hallam occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 7% of Hallam's were Coal Miners. A less common occupation for the Hallam family was Labourer.

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Hallam Historical Records

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Hallam Life Expectancy

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