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Barrell Name Meaning

from Old French baril ‘barrel’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a cooper or a nickname for a fat man or an immoderate drinker. habitational name from Barwell in Leicestershire, named with Old English bar ‘wild boar’ + well(a) ‘spring’, ‘stream’.

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


Similar surnames: Gorrell, Burrell, Carrell, Garrell, Bardwell, Barrett, Barela

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Barrell Family Origin

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Barrell Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    7%
  • Farmer

    5%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Carman

    2%

In 1881, the most common Barrell occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 7% of Barrell's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Barrell family was Carman. Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Barrell.

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Barrell Historical Records

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Barrell Life Expectancy

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