Birdwell Family History
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Birdwell Name Meaning
English: habitational name from a place in South Yorkshire named Birdwell, from Old English bridd ‘bird’ + wella ‘spring’, ‘stream’, or from Bridwell in Devon or Bridewell in Wiltshire, the first element of which may be an Old English word, br¯d ‘surging’. The surname is now very rare in the British Isles.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Bardwell, Bridwell, Bidwell, Kidwell, Birdsall, Barnwell, Sidwell