Boswell Family History
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Boswell Name Meaning
Scottish (of Norman origin): habitational name from Beuzeville in Seine Maritime, France, named with Old French Beuze (a personal name probably of Germanic origin) + ville ‘settlement’. The final element has been altered as a result of association with the common place name ending -well ‘spring’, ‘stream’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Bowell, Doswell, Oswell, Bonwell, Boxwell, Cogswell, Rowell, Biswell