Hipwell Family History

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Hipwell Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Hipswell in North Yorkshire, named in Old English possibly as ‘stream with stepping stones’; the first element may be from an unattested noun derivative hyppels of the verb hoppian ‘to hop’, and the second is wella, wiella ‘spring’, ‘stream’. The surname has been present in Ireland (County Leix) since the 17th century.

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


Similar surnames: Sidwell, Whitwell, Harwell, Hopewell, Haswell, Kidwell, Birdwell

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Hipwell Family Origin

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Hipwell Family Occupations

What did your Hipwell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Shoemaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hipwell. The most common Hipwell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Hipwell's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hipwell family was Banker.

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Keeping House

    17%
  • Shoemaker

    11%
  • Banker

    6%

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

Hipwell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hipwell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hipwell 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 Hipwell. 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 Hipwell. For the veterans among your Hipwell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hipwell Life Expectancy

What is the average Hipwell lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Hipwell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Hipwell in 1957 was 52, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hipwell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hipwell 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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