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Hawwell Family History

Hawwell Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Harwell, Haswell, Hartell, Maxwell, Bagwell, Hipwell, Hartwell

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Where is the Hawwell family from?

You can see how Hawwell families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hawwell family name was found in the USA in 1840. In 1840 there were 2 Hawwell families living in Georgia. This was 100% of all the recorded Hawwell's in USA. Georgia had the highest population of Hawwell families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hawwell surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hawwell ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 29 census records available for the last name Hawwell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hawwell census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Hawwell. 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.

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Draft Cards

There are 2 military records available for the last name Hawwell. For the veterans among your Hawwell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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