Halphen Family History

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Halphen Name Meaning

perhaps, as Morlet suggests, a derivative of Hebrew chalfi (Aramaic halphaï) meaning ‘God has replaced (a dead child)’, or from Hebrew chalfon ‘money changer’. Alternatively, it could be a habitational name for someone from Heilbronn (see Halpern).

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


Similar surnames: Halpern, Kallsen, Halonen, Alphin, Halse, Hallen, Haisten, Harben

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Halphen Family Origin

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Halphen Family Occupations

What did your Halphen ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Labourer (road) Heavy Worker and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Halphen. 50% of Halphen men worked as a Labourer (road) Heavy Worker and 60% of Halphen women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Halphen were Managing Director (elec Tool Electrical mechanical Engineer and Incapacitated

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Labourer (road) Heavy Worker
    50%
  • Managing Director (elec Tool Electrical mechanical Engineer
    50%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    60%
  • Domestic Worker
    20%
  • Incapacitated
    20%

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

Halphen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 887 census records available for the last name Halphen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Halphen 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 399 immigration records available for the last name Halphen. 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 299 military records available for the last name Halphen. For the veterans among your Halphen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Halphen Life Expectancy

What is the average Halphen lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Halphen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Halphen in 1944 was 21, and 55 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Halphen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Halphen 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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