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Adwell Name Meaning

habitational name from a place in Oxfordshire called Adwell, named with the Old English personal name Eadda + wiella ‘stream’. variant of Atwell.

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


Similar surnames: Adell, Rowell, Kidwell, Elwell, Sewell, Ledwell, Haswell, Maxwell

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Adwell Family Origin

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Adwell Family Occupations

What did your Adwell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Adwell family was Stone Mason. The most common Adwell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 64% of Adwell's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Adwell.

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  • Farmer

    64%
  • Farming

    21%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Stone Mason

    7%

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

Adwell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Adwell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Adwell census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Adwell. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Adwell. For the veterans among your Adwell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Adwell Life Expectancy

What is the average Adwell lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Adwell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Adwell in 1955 was 48, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Adwell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Adwell ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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