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Sewell Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English personal names Siwal(d) and Sewal(d), Old English Sigeweald and S?weald, composed of the elements sige ‘victory’ and s? ‘sea’ + weald ‘rule’. English: habitational name from Sewell in Bedfordshire, Showell in Oxfordshire, or Seawell or Sywell in Northamptonshire, all of which are named from Old English seofon ‘seven’ + wella ‘spring’.

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


Similar surnames: Newell, Jewell, Ewell, Elwell, Ledwell, Stowell, Adwell, Rowell

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Sewell Family Origin

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Sewell Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Annuitant

    2%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sewell. A less common occupation for the Sewell family was Annuitant. The most common Sewell occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 4% of Sewell's were Agricultural Labourers.

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Sewell Historical Records

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Sewell Life Expectancy

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