Bridwell Family History
Bridwell Name Meaning
English (Wiltshire): habitational name from Bridwell in Uffculme (Devon) or Bridewell in Westbury (Wiltshire) both of which are probably named after a well or spring dedicated to Saint Bride or a stream frequented by birds (Old English bridd + wella ‘well spring stream’). Compare Bridewell .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press