Carswell Family History

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Carswell Name Meaning

English and Scottish: habitational name from Carswell in south Oxfordshire (formerly Berkshire) or from any of the places mentioned at Creswell, all named with Old English cærse ‘(water)cress’ + well(a) ‘spring’, ‘stream’.

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


Similar surnames: Caswell, Harwell, Creswell, Kerswell, Caldwell, Cogswell, Cordwell

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Carswell Family Origin

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Carswell Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Farm Laborer

    16%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Carswell family was Laborer. The most common Carswell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Carswell's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Carswell.

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Carswell Historical Records

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Carswell Life Expectancy

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