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Caswell Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places in Dorset, Northamptonshire, and Somerset named Caswell, from Old English cærse ‘(water)cress’ + well(a) ‘spring’, ‘stream’.

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


Similar surnames: Carswell, Haswell, Banwell, Cogswell, Doswell, Cranwell, Cantwell

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Caswell Family Origin

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Caswell Family Occupations

What did your Caswell ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Caswell ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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  • Coal Miner

    7%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1881, Coal Miner, Agricultural Labourer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Caswell. A less common occupation for the Caswell family was Carpenter. The most common Caswell occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 7% of Caswell's were Coal Miners.

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Caswell Historical Records

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Caswell Life Expectancy

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