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Bidwell Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various minor places called Bidwell, for example in Hertfordshire, from Old English byde(n) ‘tub’ + well(a) ‘spring’, ‘stream’.

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


Similar surnames: Bridwell, Sidwell, Birdwell, Tidwell, Kidwell, Bagwell, Rodwell

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Bidwell Family Origin

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Bidwell Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Carpenter

    2%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bidwell. A less common occupation for the Bidwell family was Carpenter. The most common Bidwell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Bidwell's were Farmers.

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Bidwell Historical Records

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Bidwell Life Expectancy

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