Creswell Family History

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Creswell Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the various places named Creswell, from Old English cærse ‘(water)cress’ + well(a) ‘spring’, ‘stream’, as for example in Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, and Staffordshire.

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


Similar surnames: Carswell, Caswell, Cromwell, Cogswell, Crowell, Cranwell, Fretwell

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Creswell Family Origin

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Creswell Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    6%
  • Farmer

    2%
  • Labourer

    2%
  • Tailor

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Creswell family was Tailor. The most common Creswell occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 6% of Creswell's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Creswell.

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Creswell Historical Records

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Creswell Life Expectancy

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