Halm Family History

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Halm Name Meaning

South German: metonymic occupational name for a peasant farmer, from Middle High German halm ‘stalk’, ‘blade of grass’, indicating someone who grew cereal crops.

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

Similar surnames: Helm, Hald, Hall, Hahm, Palm, Holm, Salm, Halt, Hamm, Harm

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Halm Family Origin

Where is the Halm family from?

Halm Family Occupations

What did your Halm ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Blacksmith and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Halm. 9% of Halm men worked as a Blacksmith and 50% of Halm women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Halm were General Labourer and Private Means So Government Seeking Work

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Blacksmith
  • Borough Librarian Assurance Com
  • Departmental Manager
  • General Labourer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Domestic Help
  • Heads Mistress Elementary School
  • Private Means So Government Seeking Work

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

Halm Historical Records

What Halm family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Halm. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Halm census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Halm

Passenger List

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Halm. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Halm. For the veterans among your Halm ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Halm Life Expectancy

What is the average Halm lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Halm life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Halm in 1952 was 53, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Halm

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Halm ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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