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Hopewell Name Meaning

English (East Midlands): habitational name from Hopwell in Derbyshire, named with Old English hop ‘valley’ + well(a) ‘spring’, ‘stream’.

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


Similar surnames: Hipwell, Honeywell, Bakewell, Howell, Rothwell, Doswell, Boxwell

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Hopewell Family Origin

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Hopewell Family Occupations

What did your Hopewell ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Coal Miner

    5%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    2%
  • Lace Maker

    2%

In 1881, Coal Miner, Labourer and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hopewell. The most common Hopewell occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 5% of Hopewell's were Coal Miners. A less common occupation for the Hopewell family was Lace Maker.

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Hopewell Historical Records

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Hopewell Life Expectancy

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