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Hallowell Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Halliwell (Lancashire) or Holywell (Huntingtonshire Northumberland) named in Middle English hali holi (Old English hālig) ‘holy’ + wel(le) (Old English well(a)) ‘well spring’ or from any of numerous other places called with these elements (see Hollowell ).

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


Similar surnames: Halliwell, Hollowell, Halliwill, Cauldwell, Helliwell, Caldwell

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Where is the Hallowell family from?

You can see how Hallowell families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hallowell family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hallowell families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 56 Hallowell families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 55% of all the recorded Hallowell's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Hallowell families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hallowell surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hallowell ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Hallowell. 22% of Hallowell men worked as a Farmer and 13% of Hallowell women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hallowell were Clerk and Clerk. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    22%
  • Laborer
    16%
  • Salesman
    6%
  • Clerk
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    13%
  • Housekeeper
    10%
  • Stenographer
    9%
  • Clerk
    9%
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What Hallowell family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 25,000 census records available for the last name Hallowell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hallowell census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Hallowell. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Hallowell. For the veterans among your Hallowell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hallowell lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Hallowell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Hallowell in 1951 was 43, and 74 in 2004.

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