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Bakewell Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Bakewell in Derbyshire, named with the Old English personal name Badeca, Baduca (from a short form of the various compound personal names with the first element beadu ‘battle’) + well(a) ‘spring’, ‘stream’.

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


Similar surnames: Bardwell, Bagwell, Barnwell, Bracewell, Madewell, Banwell, Blackwell

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Bakewell Family Origin

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Bakewell Family Occupations

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  • Keeping House

    16%
  • Coal Miner

    12%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • At Home

    4%

In 1880, Keeping House, Coal Miner and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bakewell. The most common Bakewell occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 16% of Bakewell's were Keeping Houses. A less common occupation for the Bakewell family was At Home.

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Bakewell Life Expectancy

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