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Blackwell Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places, for example in Cumbria, Derbyshire, County Durham, Warwickshire, and Worcestershire, named Blackwell, from Old English blæc ‘black’, ‘dark’ + wæll(a), well(a) ‘spring’, ‘stream’.

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


Similar surnames: Blacknall, Bracewell, Brockwell, Blackwood, Blakely, Bakewell

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Blackwell Family Origin

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Blackwell Family Occupations

What did your Blackwell ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Farming

    5%

In 1880, the most common Blackwell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Blackwell's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Blackwell. A less common occupation for the Blackwell family was Farming.

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Blackwell Historical Records

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Blackwell Life Expectancy

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