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Wiswell Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Wiswell in Lancashire, named from Old English wisc ‘marshy meadow’ + wella ‘spring’, ‘stream’.

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

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Wiswell Family Origin

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Wiswell Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Blacksmith

    2%
  • Keeps House

    2%

In 1880, the most common Wiswell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Wiswell's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Wiswell family was Keeps House. Farmer, Keeping House and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wiswell.

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Wiswell Historical Records

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Wiswell Life Expectancy

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