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Showell Name Meaning

English (West Midlands): from Middle English schovel ‘shovel’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a maker or seller of shovels, or for someone who regularly used a shovel in his work.

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


Similar surnames: Howell, Stowell, Mowell, Shotwell, Sewell, Shadwell, Crowell, Ashwell

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Showell Family Origin

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Showell Family Occupations

What did your Showell ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farm Labourer

    4%
  • Iron Plate Worker

    4%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Accountant

    2%

In 1881, Farm Labourer, Iron Plate Worker and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Showell. A less common occupation for the Showell family was Accountant. The most common Showell occupation in the UK was Farm Labourer. 4% of Showell's were Farm Labourers.

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Showell Historical Records

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Showell Life Expectancy

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