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Cornwell Name Meaning

habitational name from Cornwell in Oxfordshire, named from Old English corn, a metathesized form of cron, cran ‘crane’ + well(a) ‘spring’, ‘stream’. variant of Cornwall.

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


Similar surnames: Cornell, Cordwell, Cornwall, Corwell, Bonwell, Cranwell, Cogswell

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Cornwell Family Origin

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Cornwell Family Occupations

What did your Cornwell ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    6%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    6%
  • Bricklayer

    2%
  • Farm Labourer

    2%

In 1881, Farmer, Agricultural Labourer and Bricklayer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cornwell. A less common occupation for the Cornwell family was Farm Labourer. The most common Cornwell occupation in the UK was Farmer. 6% of Cornwell's were Farmers.

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Cornwell Historical Records

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Cornwell Life Expectancy

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