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Brockwell Name Meaning

English: probably a habitational name from an unidentified minor place named with Old English brocc ‘badger’ + wiella ‘spring’, ‘stream’ or hol ‘hole’, ‘hollow’. Old English brocchol is known to have developed into Brockwell in at least one instance, in Derbyshire. Both Brockwell Park in London and Brockwell Farm in Buckinghamshire are of comparatively recent origin, probably deriving their names from the surname rather than vice versa.

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


Similar surnames: Rockwell, Bracewell, Blackwell, Stockwell, Brickell, Broadwell

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Brockwell Family Origin

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Brockwell Family Occupations

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  • Bricklayer

    4%
  • Builder

    3%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Parchment Maker

    3%

In 1881, the most common Brockwell occupation in the UK was Bricklayer. 4% of Brockwell's were Bricklayers. Bricklayer, Builder and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brockwell. A less common occupation for the Brockwell family was Parchment Maker.

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