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Farwell Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Staffordshire, so named from Old English fæger ‘pleasant’ + wella ‘spring’, ‘stream’.

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


Similar surnames: Harwell, Farnell, Foxwell, Haswell, Bardwell, Caswell, Burwell

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Farwell Family Origin

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Farwell Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    14%
  • Farmer

    7%
  • Dairyman

    4%
  • Laundress

    4%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Dairyman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Farwell. The most common Farwell occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 14% of Farwell's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Farwell family was Laundress.

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Farwell Historical Records

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Farwell Life Expectancy

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