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Longwell Name Meaning

habitational name from any of various minor places, for example in Cumbria, Northumberland, and Gloucestershire, all named from Old English lang ‘long’ + wella ‘spring’, ‘stream’. (of Norman origin): habitational name from Longueville-sur-Scie (formerly Longueville-la-Gifart) in Seine-Inférieure, France.

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


Similar surnames: Bonwell, Doswell, Banwell, Longden, Boswell, Cantwell, Boxwell

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Longwell Family Origin

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Longwell Family Occupations

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  • Blast Furnaceman Iron Works

    10%
  • Cashier (Oil Trade)

    10%
  • Dressmaker

    10%
  • Engine Smith

    10%

In 1881, the most common Longwell occupation in the UK was Blast Furnaceman Iron Works. 10% of Longwell's were Blast Furnaceman Iron Workss. Blast Furnaceman Iron Works, Cashier (Oil Trade) and Dressmaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Longwell. A less common occupation for the Longwell family was Engine Smith.

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Longwell Historical Records

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Longwell Life Expectancy

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