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Popplewell Name Meaning

English (West Yorkshire): habitational name from any of several places so named in West Yorkshire, for example in the parish of Cleckheaton. The second element is Old English well(a) ‘spring’, ‘stream’; the first may be popel ‘pebble’, or a word meaning ‘bubbling spring’.

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


Similar surnames: Colwell, Poppleton, Hopewell, Helliwell, Rothwell, Kettlewell

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Popplewell Family Origin

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Popplewell Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    5%
  • Farmer

    5%
  • Annuitant

    2%
  • Blanket Raiser

    2%

In 1881, the most common Popplewell occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 5% of Popplewell's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner, Farmer and Annuitant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Popplewell. A less common occupation for the Popplewell family was Blanket Raiser.

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