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Dunwell Name Meaning

topographic name from Middle English dun ‘dark’ + wella ‘stream’, ‘spring’. from the Old English personal name Dunweald.

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


Similar surnames: Doswell, Bonwell, Bunnell, Gunnell, Banwell, Rundell, Burwell

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Dunwell Family Origin

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Dunwell Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • At Home

    4%
  • Blacksmith

    4%

In 1880, the most common Dunwell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Dunwell's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and At Home were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dunwell. A less common occupation for the Dunwell family was Blacksmith.

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Dunwell Historical Records

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Dunwell Life Expectancy

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