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Longfellow Name Meaning

English: nickname for a tall (Middle English long ‘long’) person who was a good companion (felagh, felaw ‘partner’, ‘comrade’).

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


Similar surnames: Goodfellow, Stringfellow, Longfield, Longwell, Longo, Kellow, Augello

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Longfellow Family Origin

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Longfellow Family Occupations

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  • Stone Mason

    5%
  • Agric Labr

    2%
  • Annuitant

    2%
  • Beerhouse Keeper

    2%

In 1881, Stone Mason, Agric Labr and Annuitant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Longfellow. The most common Longfellow occupation in the UK was Stone Mason. 5% of Longfellow's were Stone Masons. A less common occupation for the Longfellow family was Beerhouse Keeper.

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Longfellow Historical Records

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Longfellow Life Expectancy

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