Halsey Family History

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Halsey Name Meaning

English: habitational name of uncertain origin. The surname is common in London, and may be derived from Alsa (formerly Assey) in Stanstead Mountfitchet, Essex (recorded as Alsiesheye in 1268). Another possible source is Halsway in Somerset, named from Old English hals ‘neck’ + weg ‘way’, ‘road’.

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

Similar surnames: Halse, Halley, Haley, Hulsey, Galley, Hanley, Hanney, Hussey, Hatley

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Halsey Family Origin

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Halsey Family Occupations

What did your Halsey ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Halsey. 2% of Halsey men worked as a General Labourer and 56% of Halsey women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Halsey were Builders Labourer and Private Means

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Bricklayer
  • Incapacitated
  • Builders Labourer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Housewife
  • Private Means

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

Halsey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 80,000 census records available for the last name Halsey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Halsey 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Halsey. 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 12,000 military records available for the last name Halsey. For the veterans among your Halsey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Halsey Life Expectancy

What is the average Halsey lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Halsey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 1961. The average life expectancy for Halsey in 1941 was 30, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Halsey

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