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Honeywell Name Meaning

English (Devon): habitational name from any of several minor places of this name in Devon from Old English hunig ‘honey’ + wella ‘well spring stream’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Hopewell, Hollowell, Longwell, Bonwell, Honeycutt, Howell, Foxwell

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Where is the Honeywell family from?

You can see how Honeywell families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Honeywell family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Honeywell families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 26 Honeywell families living in Ontario. This was about 68% of all the recorded Honeywell's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Honeywell families in 1911.
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What did your Honeywell ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Income were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Honeywell. 85% of Honeywell men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Honeywell women worked as an Income. .

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*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 1921

  • Farmer
  • Lawyer

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Income
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Census Records

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Honeywell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Honeywell 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Honeywell. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Honeywell. For the veterans among your Honeywell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Honeywell lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Honeywell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Honeywell in 1962 was 79, and 86 in 2004.

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