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Bagwell Name Meaning

English: of uncertain origin. It may be a variant of Backwell, a habitational name from Backwell in Somerset, named with Old English bæc ‘ridge’ + wella ‘spring’, ‘stream’, or possibly from Bakewell in Derbyshire (see Bakewell). Alternatively, it may be from a minor place named with an unattested Old English word, bagga ‘ badger’ + wella ‘spring’, ‘stream’.

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


Similar surnames: Banwell, Harwell, Bardwell, Bradwell, Bonwell, Bakewell, Bramwell

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Bagwell Family Origin

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Bagwell Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    60%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Laborer

    4%

In 1880, the most common Bagwell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 60% of Bagwell's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bagwell. A less common occupation for the Bagwell family was Laborer.

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Bagwell Life Expectancy

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