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Corwell Name Meaning

English: possibly a habitational name from Cornwell in Oxfordshire, which in early medieval records is sometimes written without the -n-, for example Corwelle (see Cornwell).

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


Similar surnames: Cornell, Cornwell, Cowell, Cordwell, Colwell, Corbell, Cordell

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Corwell Family Origin

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Corwell Family Occupations

What did your Corwell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Corwell occupation in the USA was Laborer. 17% of Corwell's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Corwell family was Shoe Maker. Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Corwell.

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  • Laborer

    17%
  • Farmer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Shoe Maker

    9%

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

Corwell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Corwell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Corwell census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Corwell

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Corwell. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Corwell. For the veterans among your Corwell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Corwell Life Expectancy

What is the average Corwell lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Corwell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Corwell in 1944 was 27, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Corwell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Corwell ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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