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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

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Keeping House

    17%
  • Shoemaker

    11%
  • Banker

    6%

In 1880, 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. Farmer, Keeping House and Shoemaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hipwell.

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Hipwell Life Expectancy

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