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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

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  • Farmer

    6%
  • Cotton Weaver

    4%
  • Cotton Spinner

    2%
  • Worsted Weaver

    1%

In 1881, the most common Helliwell occupation in the UK was Farmer. 6% of Helliwell's were Farmers. Farmer, Cotton Weaver and Cotton Spinner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Helliwell. A less common occupation for the Helliwell family was Worsted Weaver.

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Helliwell Historical Records

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Helliwell Life Expectancy

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