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Stockwell Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place now in Greater London, so called from Old English stocc ‘tree trunk’, ‘plank bridge’ + well(a) ‘spring’, ‘stream’.

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


Similar surnames: Rockwell, Brockwell, Stowell, Sockwell, Stockdale, Stockley

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Stockwell Family Origin

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Stockwell Family Occupations

What did your Stockwell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Stockwell. A less common occupation for the Stockwell family was Farm Laborer. The most common Stockwell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Stockwell's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Stockwell ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Stockwell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Stockwell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stockwell census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Stockwell. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Stockwell. For the veterans among your Stockwell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Stockwell Life Expectancy

What is the average Stockwell lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Stockwell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Stockwell in 1953 was 45, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Stockwell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Stockwell ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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