Rowell Family History

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Rowell Name Meaning

habitational name, a variant of Rothwell (representing the local pronunciation of the place in Northamptonshire). habitational name from a place in Devon, so named from Old English ruh ‘rough’, ‘overgrown’ + hyll ‘hill’. from a medieval personal name, a pet form of Rowe 2.

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


Similar surnames: Howell, Rodwell, Bowell, Cowell, Crowell, Trowell, Powell, Roswell

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Rowell Family Origin

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Rowell Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    7%
  • Coal Miner

    5%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    3%
  • Labourer

    2%

In 1881, the most common Rowell occupation in the UK was Farmer. 7% of Rowell's were Farmers. Farmer, Coal Miner and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rowell. A less common occupation for the Rowell family was Labourer.

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Rowell Historical Records

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Rowell Life Expectancy

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