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Rowell Name Meaning

habitational name, a variant of Rothwell (representing the local pronunciation of the place in Northamptonshire). habitational name from a place in Devon, so named from Old English ruh ‘rough’, ‘overgrown’ + hyll ‘hill’. from a medieval personal name, a pet form of Rowe 2.

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

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Rowell Family Origin

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Rowell Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    4%
  • Farming

    2%

In 1880, the most common Rowell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Rowell's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rowell. A less common occupation for the Rowell family was Farming.

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Rowell Historical Records

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Rowell Life Expectancy

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