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Shadwell Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the places so called, in London, Norfolk, and West Yorkshire. The first is named from Old English sceald ‘shallow’ + well(a) ‘spring’, ‘stream’, the latter two from scead ‘boundary’ + well(a).

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


Similar surnames: Chadwell, Harwell, Haswell, Bradwell, Sidwell, Bramwell, Bardwell

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Shadwell Family Origin

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Shadwell Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Keeping House

    16%
  • Blacksmith

    5%
  • Carpenter

    5%

In 1880, the most common Shadwell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Shadwell's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shadwell. A less common occupation for the Shadwell family was Carpenter.

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Shadwell Historical Records

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Shadwell Life Expectancy

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