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Sewell Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English personal names Siwal(d) and Sewal(d), Old English Sigeweald and S?weald, composed of the elements sige ‘victory’ and s? ‘sea’ + weald ‘rule’. English: habitational name from Sewell in Bedfordshire, Showell in Oxfordshire, or Seawell or Sywell in Northamptonshire, all of which are named from Old English seofon ‘seven’ + wella ‘spring’.

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


Similar surnames: Newell, Jewell, Ewell, Elwell, Ledwell, Stowell, Adwell, Rowell

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Sewell Family Origin

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Sewell Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Farming

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Sewell family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sewell. The most common Sewell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Sewell's were Farmers.

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Sewell Historical Records

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Sewell Life Expectancy

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