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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Halen

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Alt. Meaning

H is for hardy, can't keep you down!

A is for activities, for you have many.

L is for look, the way you look at life.

E is for endear, all those you touch.

N is for noteworthy, just like your achievements

Notable Persons With the Last Name Halen

Eddie Van Halen is a hard rock and heavy metal music musician. His ongoing career started in 1964. Eddie was given the name Edward Lodewijk van Halen on January 26th, 1955 in Nijmegen, Netherlands.


Wolfgang Van Halen is a hard rock and heavy metal music musician. He plays Bass guitar, Guitar, Drum kit, Keyboard instrument, and Vocals. He was most active from 2004 to present. Wolfgang was born on March 16th, 1991 in Santa Monica, California. Wolfgang is also known as Wolfie and Wolf.


Alex Van Halen is a hard rock and heavy metal music musician. He plays Drum kit, Ludwig Drums, and Paiste. He has had major accomplishments since 1962. Alex was given the name Alexander Arthur van Halen on May 8th, 1953 in Nijmegen.


Jan Van Halen is a jazz, swing music, and orchestra musician. He plays Clarinet and Saxophone. He was most prominent from 1930 to 1982. Jan was born in Netherlands.


Juan was born on February 16th, 1788. He passed away on November 8th, 1864.


Arnoud was born in 1673. He breathed his last breath in 1732.


How popular is the baby name Halen in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1982 5 0 5
1984 5 0 5
1986 5 0 5
1987 14 7 7
1988 5 0 5
1989 12 5 7
1991 19 8 11
1992 33 15 18
1993 24 12 12
1994 22 9 13
1995 33 10 23
1996 40 10 30
1997 47 21 26
1998 21 11 10
1999 27 13 14
2000 42 9 33
2001 50 22 28
2002 42 17 25
2003 34 11 23
2004 43 12 31
2005 60 27 33
2006 55 16 39
2007 75 19 56
2008 75 26 49
2009 82 26 56
2010 72 25 47
2011 82 35 47
2012 74 27 47
2013 64 20 44
2014 69 32 37
2015 69 28 41
2016 64 28 36
2017 61 30 31

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Popularity of Halen as a first name

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Popularity of Halen as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Halen U.S.
  White 89.53% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 5.07% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.38% 16.26%

Of Last Name Halen

People with the last name Halen are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Halen

  • How Popular is the name Halen? Halen is the 8,409th most popular name of all time. As a last name Halen was the 66,754th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Halen have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,425 babies born with the first name Halen in the United States. That's more than enough people named Halen to occupy the territory of Tokelau (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,411 (as of October 18, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Halen? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1982 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Halen first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Halen is Tuesday, August 9th, 1892.
  • What year had the most people named Halen born? The highest recorded use of the first name Halen was in 2007 with a total of 56 babies.
  • Random Halen Factoid: According to the 2008 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Halen is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 2008.
  • Weird things about the name Halen: Your name in reverse order is Nelah. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ahenl. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Halen? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 296 people with the last name Halen.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Halen? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Halen as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.0m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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