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Helliwell Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire): habitational name from any of several places named with Old English h?lig ‘holy’ (a mutated variant of halig) + well(a) ‘well’, ‘spring’, in particular Helliwell in Worsborough, South Yorkshire, or Holywell (earlier Helliwell) in Stainland, West Yorkshire. Compare Hollowell.

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


Similar surnames: Halliwell, Hollowell, Elwell, Kerswell, Hipwell, Helling, Hellwege

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Helliwell Family Origin

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Helliwell Family Occupations

What did your Helliwell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Book Keeper, Flour Dealer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Helliwell. A less common occupation for the Helliwell family was Works In Woolen Mill. The most common Helliwell occupation in the USA was Book Keeper. 25% of Helliwell's were Book Keepers.

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  • Book Keeper

    25%
  • Flour Dealer

    25%
  • Laborer

    25%
  • Works In Woolen Mill

    25%

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

Helliwell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Helliwell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Helliwell 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Helliwell. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Helliwell. For the veterans among your Helliwell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Helliwell Life Expectancy

What is the average Helliwell lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Helliwell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Helliwell in 1951 was 47, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Helliwell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Helliwell 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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