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Bywater Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone living by a lake or river, from Middle English by ‘by’, ‘beside’ + water ‘water’. Irish: pseudo-translation (due to confusion with sruth ‘stream’) of Gaelic Ó Srutháin ‘descendant of Sruithán’, a personal name from a diminutive of sruith ‘sage’, ‘elder’. Bywater is found as the English form of this Gaelic name in County Cork, while in Mayo the usual Anglicization is Ryan.

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


Similar surnames: Water, Atwater, Bywaters, Bester, Baker, Cater, Bruster, Walter

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Bywater Family Origin

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Bywater Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    4%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    3%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Coal Miner

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Bywater family was Coal Miner. Farmer, Agricultural Labourer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bywater. The most common Bywater occupation in the UK was Farmer. 4% of Bywater's were Farmers.

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