Stillwell Family History

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Stillwell Name Meaning

English: topographic name from Middle English stille ‘calm’, ‘quiet’, + welle ‘spring’, ‘stream’, or possibly a habitational name from a minor place, now lost, of which the first element may have been Old English stigel, stigol ‘stile’, ‘steep place’.

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


Similar surnames: Sidwell, Elwell, Kidwell, Tidwell, Stockwell, Colwell, Stowell

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Stillwell Family Origin

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Stillwell Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    5%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Gardener

    2%
  • General Dealer

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Stillwell family was General Dealer. Agricultural Labourer, Carpenter and Gardener were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Stillwell. The most common Stillwell occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 5% of Stillwell's were Agricultural Labourers.

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Stillwell Historical Records

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Stillwell Life Expectancy

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