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Greenwell Name Meaning

English (Northumberland): topographic name for someone who lived by a stream among lush pastures, from Middle English grene ‘green’ + welle ‘spring’, ‘stream’, or habitational name from a minor place so named.

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

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Greenwell Family Origin

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Greenwell Family Occupations

What did your Greenwell ancestors do for a living?

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Keeping House

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Greenwell. A less common occupation for the Greenwell family was Keeping House. The most common Greenwell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Greenwell's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Greenwell | Data not to scale

Greenwell Historical Records

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Greenwell Life Expectancy

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