Haslam Family History

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Haslam Name Meaning

English (especially Lancashire): topographic name for someone who lived ‘by the hazels’, or a habitational name from Haslam in Lancashire, in both cases from Old English hæslum, dative plural of hæsel ‘hazel tree’. This surname was taken to Ireland in the 17th century.

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

Similar surnames: Hallam, Hasler, Hannam, Hallum, Dallam, Ballam, Halla, Basham, Haslem

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Haslam Family Origin

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Haslam Family Occupations

What did your Haslam 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 Haslam. 2% of Haslam men worked as a General Labourer and 50% of Haslam women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Haslam were Cotton Spinner and Incapacitated

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Cotton Weaver
  • Builders Labourer
  • Cotton Spinner

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Cotton Weaver
  • Housewife
  • Incapacitated

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

Haslam Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 70,000 census records available for the last name Haslam. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Haslam 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 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Haslam. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Haslam. For the veterans among your Haslam ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Haslam Life Expectancy

What is the average Haslam lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Haslam life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Haslam in 1948 was 62, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Haslam

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