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Southwell Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Nottinghamshire, so called from Old English suð ‘south’ + well(a) ‘spring’, ‘stream’, or a topographic name with the same meaning.

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

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Southwell Family Origin

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Southwell Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Carpenter

    6%

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

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Southwell Historical Records

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Southwell Life Expectancy

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