History of your Surname
Get access to Hailwood family records.Start a free trial

Hailwood Family History

Hailwood Name Meaning

see Halewood .

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

Similar surnames: Haigwood, Haywood, Hagwood, Harwood, Hazelwood, Hagewood, Haselwood

Search for a relative to learn more about your family history.

Hint: Try searching for a relative alive in 1940.

Black & white image of a young woman scientist

Where is the Hailwood family from?

You can see how Hailwood families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hailwood family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Hailwood families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 108 Hailwood families living in Lancashire. This was about 82% of all the recorded Hailwood's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Hailwood families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hailwood surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hailwood ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Cotton Spinner and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Hailwood. 50% of Hailwood men worked as a Cotton Spinner and 91% of Hailwood women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hailwood were General Labourer and Domestic Duties Unpaid. .

View Census Data for Hailwood | Data not to scale

*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 1939

  • Cotton Spinner
  • General Labourer

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Confectioner Cake Maker
  • Rayon Weaver
  • Domestic Duties Unpaid
Black & white image of two construction labourers

What Hailwood family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Hailwood. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hailwood census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search Australian census records for Hailwood

Passenger Lists

There are 377 immigration records available for the last name Hailwood. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

View all Hailwood immigration records

Draft Cards

There are 217 military records available for the last name Hailwood. For the veterans among your Hailwood ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Hailwood military records

You've only scratched the surface of Hailwood family history

Discover More

What is the average Hailwood lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2002, in the United States, Hailwood life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Hailwood in 1964 was 59, and 82 in 2002.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hailwood

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in the Hailwood family tree

Explore Your Tree
Search for another surname
Start a 14-Day Free Trial