Halvorson Family History

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Halvorson Name Meaning

Scandinavian (mostly Norwegian): patronymic from the personal name Halvor, Old Norse Hallvarðr, composed of the elements hallr ‘rock’ + varðr ‘guardian’, ‘defender’.

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

Similar surnames: Haldorson, Alverson, Holgerson, Halldorson, Salverson, Solverson

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Halvorson Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Halvorson name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Halvorson. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Norway


  • England & Wales


  • Sweden


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


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Halvorson Family Origin

Where is the Halvorson family from?

Halvorson Family Occupations

What did your Halvorson ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Halvorson occupation in the UK was Clothier'S Assistant. 100% of Halvorson's were Clothier'S Assistants.

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  • Clothier'S Assistant


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

Halvorson Historical Records

What Halvorson family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 30,000 census records available for the last name Halvorson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Halvorson 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Halvorson. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Halvorson. For the veterans among your Halvorson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Halvorson Life Expectancy

What is the average Halvorson lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Halvorson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Halvorson in 1946 was 36, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Halvorson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Halvorson 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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