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Ledwell Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Ledwell in Oxfordshire, named in Old English as ‘loud spring’ or ‘loud stream’, from Hl¯de (a river-name derived from hlud ‘loud’, i.e. ‘roaring stream’, ‘torrent’) + wella ‘well’, ‘spring’, or ‘stream’.

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


Similar surnames: Elwell, Sewell, Rodwell, Tidwell, Bidwell, Sidwell, Liddell, Adwell

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Ledwell Family Origin

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Ledwell Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Farm

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Works On Farm

    7%

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

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Ledwell Historical Records

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Ledwell Life Expectancy

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