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Bridewell Name Meaning

English (Wiltshire): topographic name for someone who lived by a well dedicated to St. Bride or by a stream frequented by birds (Old English bridd).

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


Similar surnames: Bridwell, Bradwell, Bracewell, Bidwell, Birdwell, Kidwell, Briddell

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Bridewell Family Origin

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Bridewell Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    53%
  • Engineer

    13%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Gen'L Merchant

    7%

In 1880, Farmer, Engineer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bridewell. The most common Bridewell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 53% of Bridewell's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bridewell family was Gen'L Merchant.

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Bridewell Historical Records

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Bridewell Life Expectancy

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