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Halliwell Family History

Halliwell Name Meaning

English (Lancashire and Yorkshire): habitational name from Halliwell (Lancashire) Holywell (Huntingdonshire Northumberland) or perhaps any of various other places called as a ‘holy spring’ from Middle English hali holi ‘holy’ + wel(le) ‘well’. Compare Hellewell and Hollowell .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Helliwell, Hollowell, Caldwell, Harwell, Haswell, Hartwell, Halliwill

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Where is the Halliwell family from?

You can see how Halliwell families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Halliwell family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Halliwell families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 3 Halliwell families living in Ohio. This was about 60% of all the recorded Halliwell's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Halliwell families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Halliwell surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Halliwell ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Halliwell. 21% of Halliwell men worked as a Laborer and 24% of Halliwell women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Halliwell were Miner and Servant. .

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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

  • Laborer
    21%
  • Farmer
    10%
  • Machinist
    8%
  • Miner
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    24%
  • Housewife
    20%
  • Nurse
    15%
  • Servant
    15%
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Census Records

There are 44,000 census records available for the last name Halliwell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Halliwell 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Halliwell. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Halliwell. For the veterans among your Halliwell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Halliwell lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Halliwell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Halliwell in 1947 was 44, and 78 in 2004.

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