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Bardwell Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Bardwell in Suffolk, so named with an unattested Old English byname Bearda, a derivative of beard (see Beard) + Old English well(a) ‘spring’, ‘stream’. Alternatively, the first element may be from a dissimilated form of Old English bre(o)rd ‘brim’, ‘bank’.

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


Similar surnames: Birdwell, Barnwell, Wardwell, Bagwell, Bridwell, Bakewell, Harwell

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Bardwell Family Origin

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Bardwell Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bardwell. The most common Bardwell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Bardwell's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bardwell family was Carpenter.

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