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Madewell Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Maidwell, a habitational name from a place in Northamptonshire named Maidwell, from Old English mægden ‘maidens’ + wella ‘spring’, ‘stream’.

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


Similar surnames: Bakewell, Maxwell, Adwell, Haswell, Caswell, Cantwell, Shadwell

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Madewell Family Origin

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Madewell Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    53%
  • Keeping House

    18%
  • Works On Farm

    12%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%

In 1880, the most common Madewell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 53% of Madewell's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Works On Farm were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Madewell. A less common occupation for the Madewell family was Farm Laborer.

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Madewell Historical Records

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Madewell Life Expectancy

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Famous Madewell Family

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