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Helliwell Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire and Lancashire): variant of Hellewell .

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


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

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Where is the Helliwell family from?

You can see how Helliwell families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Helliwell family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Helliwell families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1880 there were 14 Helliwell families living in Wisconsin. This was about 64% of all the recorded Helliwell's in USA. Wisconsin had the highest population of Helliwell families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Helliwell surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Helliwell ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman was the top reported job for people in the USA named Helliwell. 19% of Helliwell men worked as a Salesman. .

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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

  • Salesman
    19%
  • Laborer
    19%
  • Welder
    13%
  • Manager
    13%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 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 Cards

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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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.

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