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The ancestors of the name Hallowell date back to the Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. The name is derived from when the Hallowell family lived near a holy spring having derived from the Old English terms halli, which meant holy, and welle, which meant spring. There are several place-names that are also derived from these words, including Halliwell in Lancashire, Holwell in Dorset and Oxfordshire, and Holywell and Northumberland.

Hallowell Early Origins



The surname Hallowell was first found in Lancashire where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

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Hallowell Spelling Variations


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Hallowell Spelling Variations



It is only in the last few hundred years that the English language has been standardized. For that reason, early Anglo-Saxon surnames like Hallowell are characterized by many spelling variations. As the English language changed and incorporated elements of other European languages, even literate people changed the spelling of their names. The variations of the name Hallowell include: Halliwell, Halligwell, Haliwell and others.

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Hallowell Early History


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Hallowell Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hallowell research. Another 149 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1200, 1535, 1548, 1564, 1649, 1686 and 1655 are included under the topic Early Hallowell History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Hallowell Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Hallowell Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notables of the family at this time include Oibert Halliwell of Halliwell; and Edward Halliwell, English fellow of King's College, Cambridge from 1535 to 1548 who wrote the lost tragedy, Dido, which was performed before Queen Elizabeth I during her royal visit to the university on 7 August 1564. John Holwell...

Another 51 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Hallowell Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Many English families tired of political and religious strife left Britain for the new colonies in North Ameri ca. Although the trip itself offered no relief - conditions on the ships were extremely cramped, and many travelers arrived diseased, starving, and destitute - these immigrants believed the opportunities that awaited them were worth the risks. Once in the colonies, many of the families did indeed prosper and, in turn, made significant contributions to the culture and economies of the growing colonies. An inquiry into the early roots of North American families has revealed a number of immigrants bearing the name Hallowell or a variant listed above:

Hallowell Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Gabriel Hallowell, who arrived in Plymouth, Massachusetts in 1631
  • Hugh Hallowell, aged 22, arrived in St Christopher in 1635
  • William Hallowell, who landed in Boston, Massachusetts in 1653
  • James Hallowell, who landed in Maryland in 1667
  • John Hallowell, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1682

Hallowell Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Henry Hallowell, aged 35, landed in New York in 1854
  • Jane Hallowell, aged 33, landed in New York in 1868

Hallowell Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Mr. Benjamin Hallowell U.E. who settled in Home District [York County], Ontario c. 1784 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

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Contemporary Notables of the name Hallowell (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Hallowell (post 1700)



  • Benjamin Hallowell (1799-1877), American academic, 1st President of the Maryland Agricultural College (1859-1860)
  • Harriet Hallowell (1873-1943), American painter, expatriate, volunteer for the French Red Cross and advocate for Allied prisoners in World War I
  • Sarah Tyson Hallowell (1846-1924), American curator, art agent for the Chicago Art Institute and volunteer for the French Red Cross during World War I
  • Sarah Catherine Fraley Hallowell (1833-1914), American journalist and editor of The New Century for Women and the Public Ledger, founder and first president of the New Century Club
  • Norwood Penrose "Pen" Hallowell (1839-1914), U.S. Army officer during the American Civil War, brother of Edward Needles Hallowell
  • Edward Needles "Ned" Hallowell (1836-1871), U.S. Army officer during the American Civil War, commander of the 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry
  • Edward Hallowell, American psychiatrist known for his work on attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADD and ADHD)
  • Edward Hallowell (1808-1860), American physician and herpetologist
  • Alfred Irving "Pete" Hallowell (1892-1974), American anthropologist, archaeologist and businessman
  • Lauren Hallowell (b. 1989), English ice hockey player for Great Britain women's national ice hockey team
  • ... (Another 1 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations



  1. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

Other References

  1. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  2. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  3. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  4. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
  5. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
  6. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  7. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  8. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
  9. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
  10. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
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The Hallowell Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Hallowell Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

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