Redgewell Family History

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Redgewell Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Ledwell, Madewell, Edgell, Dewell, Pennewell, Bedwell, Kidwell

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Redgewell Family Origin

Where is the Redgewell family from?

Redgewell Family Occupations

What did your Redgewell ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Basket Maker and Agricultural Labour were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Redgewell. The most common Redgewell occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 31% of Redgewell's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Redgewell family was Cocoa Maker.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Basket Maker

  • Agricultural Labour

  • Cocoa Maker


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Redgewell ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Redgewell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Redgewell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Redgewell census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 115 immigration records available for the last name Redgewell. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 129 military records available for the last name Redgewell. For the veterans among your Redgewell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Redgewell Life Expectancy

What is the average Redgewell lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Redgewell ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Redgewell

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