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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

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Birdwell Family Origin

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Birdwell Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    50%
  • Colliery Labourer

    50%

In 1881, Coal Miner and Colliery Labourer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Birdwell. The most common Birdwell occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 50% of Birdwell's were Coal Miners.

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Birdwell Life Expectancy

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