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Fellows Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Fellow, from Middle English felagh, felaw late Old English feolaga ‘partner’, ‘shareholder’ (Old Norse félagi, from fé ‘fee’, ‘money’ + legja to lay down). In Middle English the term was used in the general sense of a companion or comrade, and the surname thus probably denoted a (fellow) member of a trade guild. Compare Fear 1.

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


Similar surnames: Fallows, Hallows, Bellow, Pellow, Kellow, Bellows, Bello, Ellers

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Fellows Family Origin

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Fellows Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Fellows family was Carpenter. The most common Fellows occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Fellows's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fellows.

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