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Banwell Name Meaning

English (Somerset): habitational name from Banwell in Somerset, named from Old English bana ‘killer’ + wella ‘stream’, ‘spring’. Irish (of Norman origin): variant of Banville or Bonfield.

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


Similar surnames: Bonwell, Bagwell, Barnwell, Caswell, Bradwell, Bramwell, Boxwell

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Banwell Family Origin

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Banwell Family Occupations

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

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  • Clergyman

    20%
  • Clerk In Dry Goods

    20%
  • Doctor

    20%
  • Farm Hand

    20%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Banwell family was Farm Hand. The most common Banwell occupation in the USA was Clergyman. 20% of Banwell's were Clergymans. Clergyman, Clerk In Dry Goods and Doctor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Banwell.

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Banwell Historical Records

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Banwell Life Expectancy

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